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How to Design and Deliver an Accessible Webinar

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

Great Lakes ADA Center Director Robin Jones will address access for webinars, including interactive features, captioning, audio connections, and other features.

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Even Easier Captions with YouTube

Monday, December 2nd, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI presents a review and demonstration of recent improvements to YouTube's built-in captioning tools. 

With continually improving speech recognition and new tools to assist  the captioning process, YouTube has become (if it wasn't already) the  DIY captioner's best friend. This one-hour, free webinar will review  and demonstrate recent improvements to YouTube's built-in captioning  tools.

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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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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 Why & How of Online Captioning

Wednesday, July 26th, 2013
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

Frameweld offers this free webinar.

This archived webinar will help content producers, educators, and policymakers understand what they can do to make sure video content is properly captioned to make it accessible.

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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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How To Add Subtitles to ANY Video Using Universal Subtitles

Thursday, February 7, 2013
10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern

Universal Subtitles let's you add captions to any video on YouTube, Vimeo, in HTML5, etc. We'll share some tricks that can speed up the process.

Universal Subtitles (Amara.org) lets you and others (such as volunteers) work together to add and correct captions.

If the video is already on YouTube, you may be able use the machine-generated transcript as a starting point, to speed things up. In this archived webinar, we

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Universal Subtitles (aka Amara)

We've been using Universal Subtitles on our webinars as it allows volunteers to easily go in and do captioning. It also lets you subtitle YouTube videos that you don't happen to own.

According to blogger and technology accessibility specialist with the University of Washington Terrell Thompson:

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What Smartphone Should I Buy if I'm Hearing Impaired?

Buying a smart phone involves a lot of decisions and their are tools to help you in your selection.

Individuals who are hearing impaired and use a hearing aid will want a cellphone that is most compatible with hearing aides. (Compatibility means least likelihood of microphone interference and greatest likelihood of telecoil coupling compatibility with the cell phone.)

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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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