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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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