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Windows Accessibility (for K-12 Teachers)

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
4 PM Pacific, 7 pm Eastern

For teachers who use a PC, and may not know about all the built in AT. From the ISTE Special Interest Group on Special Education Technology.

The ISTE Special Interest Group on Special Education Technology presents this event. Microsoft's built-in access features help you to make the computer easier to see, help make the keyboard and mouse easier to use, help you use the computer without a mouse or keyboard, and much more.

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EASI presents ARIA Controls and Menus with JAWS

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

Dan Clark from Freedom Scientific presents on the ARIA protocol for emerging web design and the impact on assistive technology makers of products such as the JAWS screen reader.

The Web is continually changing and browsers are changing to keep up with changes in the technology. Web pages are increasingly using interactive features and as the Web moves to HTML5 this will only mean more changes.

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Exploring Electronic Document Accessibility

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
10:30 AM Pacific, 1:30 PM Eastern

Presented by FedInsider News, Adobe, and SSB Bart Group, this high-touch training session will provide managers and content authors with an introduction to the creation of accessible files using Adobe Acrobat. 

Johnathan Avilla of the SSB BART Group will present on accessibility issues in document creation, how to find problems in docs, and best practices for updating your document creation processes to ensure ongoing accessibility. It's hosted by Adobe Government Solutions.

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Bookshare for Students in Transition

Thursday, May 16th, 2013
10:30 AM Pacific, 1:30 PM Eastern

Bookshare provides free access to books for students with print disabilities. This short webinar will cover who how students in transition can get their own account to maintain access to Bookshare.

Bookshare provides free access to books for students with print disabilities. This short webinar will cover who how students in transition can get their own account to maintain access to Bookshare.

Bookshare provides many introductory webinars.

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ZoomText: Train the Trainer Event

Thursday, November 8, 2012
10 AM- 3 PM in Novato, CA

This free training will enable trainers, evaluators and assessors to update their knowledge and skills, on how to install, use, and train on ZoomText. This in-person event will be held in Novato, CA.

 
Course Objective: This course is for new and current technologists.  You will learn about all of the significantly advanced features that ZoomText 10.0.4 has to offer. 
 
Overview of Agenda:
·        What’s New in ZoomText

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Overview of the WebAIM WAVE Toolbar

Thursday, October 4, 2012
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI is hosting Jared Smith of WebAIM, presenting on their Firefox toolbar that assists you in evaluating and repairing the accessibility of your web pages.

 

The WAVE tool and accompanying toolbar for Firefox will assist you both in evaluating and improving the accessibility of your Web pages. This webinar will highlight brand new improvements to these tools.

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Assistive Listening Systems

Thursday, October 4, 2012
11:30 AM Pacific, 2:30 PM Eastern

Presented by the Access Board and the Great Lakes National ADA Center, this session will review the requirements for assistive listening systems (ALS) in the 2010 ADA Accessibility Standards and the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standards. Where are they required? How do they work? What are my options? These are some of the questions posed by facility operators and designers. A detailed review of the various types of assistive listening systems and their suitability for different types of facilities will also be provided.

Presenters:

David Baquis, Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board

Paul Beatty, Accessibility Specialist, Office of Technical and Information Services, US Access Board

 

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YouTube Access

Tuesday, August 14th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time

This archived webinar covers how to increase accesss to YouTube for those with hearing and vision impairments, from the perspective of the user and the content provider. (Closed Captioned.)

Did you know that YouTube is the second most-used search engine, after Google? We'll cover the following features that improve access:

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Making Documents Accessible

Much information is available about website accessibility. However, documents in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF can also be inaccessible to blind users, as well as some users with cognitive and physical disabilities. This article summarizes the accessibility process for several versions of the Microsoft products, and discusses multiple ways to address PDF accessibility.

 

What is Document Accessibility?

A document is accessible if users with disabilities can read and understand all essential information that it contains, whether or not they use assistive technology. In particular:

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Selecting iPad/iPhone/iTouch AAC Software for People with Visual or Physical Disabilities or Language Barriers

While many augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) apps are available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, only a few meet the needs of people who have significant visual or dexterity disabilities, or who need to use languages other than English. This article summarizes these apps.

AAC Apps with an Audio-Only Option

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