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Section 508 Refresh - Using WCAG 2.0 to Evaluate Document Accessibility

Thursday, December 5th, 2013
11:30 AM Pacific, 2:30 PM Eastern

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines can help you catch barriers and more. From ADA Online Learning.

In 2010, the Board's Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) for Section 508 proposed to incorporate the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (also known as WCAG 2.0) for evaluating the accessibility of electronic documents. WCAG 2.0 is published and maintained by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and is the internationally recognized standards for web accessibility.

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The Low Hanging Fruit of Web Accessibility

Monday, November 18th, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI presents the easiest ways to increase web and document access.

 

EASI presents Technology accessibility specialist Terrill Thompson, who will share a few simple steps that anyone can take to improve the accessibility and usability of their websites and electronic documents.

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iPad Apps for Children with Visual Impairments: Explore, Learn and Communicate

Thursday, December 5th
1:30 PM Pacific, 4:30 Eastern

Learn from two experts about apps that work for young children who are blind or visually impaired.

Learn about iPad apps for students in early childhood such as EDA Play, Peek-a-Boo Barn, Pictello and Talkboard with additional insight on switch access and adaptations for children with visual impairments using the iPad.  

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iBooks Author, Creating Free AIM & Copyright Considerations  

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

PATINS presents the why and how of making sure the content you are creating is accessible.

As districts begin creating their own content to address the standards with exciting tools like iAuthor for Mac and iBooks on portable devices (iPads, iPod Touch, iPhone), it's essential to remember (and to know how) to make sure the content that is being created is accessible!

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Advanced Accessible PDF - Part 2: Tables, Forms, and More!

Thursday, November 21, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

ADA National Network presents this 90 minute session.

Sometimes additional editing is needed to get your PDF fully accessible. This session will look at the Table and Form Editors, changing reading order for assistive devices, and new features in Acrobat XI. Participants should have a basic understanding of accessible PDF principles such as tagging and navigational structure.

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AT Options for Those with Memory Loss and Dementia

Thursday, September 12, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

There's a growing collection of tools that can issue reminders, keep caregivers informed, enable or prevent phone calls, track movement, and increase the safety of those living with memory loss. We'll look solutions for these typical areas of concern, for use in the home and/or assisted living.

 

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Advanced Accessible PDFs – Part 1. Building Accessibility into Source Documents

Thursday, September 19, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

ADA Online Learning  looked at how to prepare your source documents, such as Word, Excel, or Powerpoint so that the requirements for an accessible PDF are built-in from the ground up. 

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The Treaty for the Blind and Print Disabled = More Access

Thursday, August 29, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI presents Jim Fructerman, founder of Benetech and Bookshare.

The Treaty for the Blind and Print Disabled has been described as the "Miracle in Marrakesh." Benetech (and Bookshare) founder Jim Fruchterman was there from the original drafting committee effort to the command celebratory performance by Stevie Wonder for the delegates.

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Website Accessibility 101

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

Deque asks: "Are you new to web accessibility and don’t really know where to begin?  Have you wondered what exactly makes a website accessible or how your business may be impacted by an inaccessible website?"

Deque, a provider of software for access, offers a Web Accessibility 101 webinar that will cover:

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The Accessible Website: If You Build It, Everyone Can Come

Thursday, June 6th, 2013
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

Is your library website open, user friendly and accessible to people with disabilities? Or does an invisible door close when they try to use your site? Find out at this webinar from Infopeople.

Libraries strive to be welcoming, friendly places for users of all types, including those with disabilities. From wheelchair ramps and handicapped parking to simple offerings such as large print books and good signage – these are some of the things that make a library’s physical space accessible. But what about the library’s online presence?

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