Training/Tutorials/Webinars

Accessible Digital Images

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

EASI webinar on how content providers can ensure digital images are useful to all.

EASI presents: Accessible Digital Images

Presenter: Julie Noblitt, Community Manager at the DIAGRAM Center

Digital images, especially STEM images (including mathematical 

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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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Data Collection and Analysis for K-12

Thursday, December 13, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

Minnesota Department of Education presents Joan Breslin Larson on QIAT & WATI resources.

 

This webinar will provide educators with strategies collecting and analyzing data. Two primary resources will be shared- the Quality Indicators in Assistive Technology, evaluation of effectiveness, and a monograph from WATI, How Do You Know It, How Do You Show It.

Date: December 13, 2013

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm CST

Presenters: Joan Breslin Larson

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Early Childhood Indicators of Latent Print Disability

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
1:30 PM Pacific, 4:30 Eastern

PATINS presents possible signs of a reading disability in pre-school children and AT to help.

 Early Intervention for latent print disabilities has a significant impact on the academic/intellectual development of a child. If left unidentified, the child will struggle to, and in fact, may never catch up with same age/grade peers.  Assistive technology can be essential in enabling children with disabilities to participate in age appropriate activities.

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Funding of Assistive Technology for Public K-12 Settings and Charters

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

Texas AT Network presents an overview of funding resources. 

This session form Texas AT Network will focus on an overview of funding resources to support assistive technology in the public and charter school settings, along with legislation and other resources. 

 

Registration info. also at: www.texasat.net or www.esc4.net Session ID = 1009844

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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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WAVE and WebAIM (Web Accessibility In Mind)

Thursday, November 14th, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI presents Jared Smith and the WebAIM focus on the end user.

EASI presents Jared Smith, of WebAIM which is a consulting and training firm that has great resources for web access. EASI says "WebAIM, like many others in this field, are moving their focus to what will make the Web a more usable experience rather than merely stressing technical standards.

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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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Advancing Communication and Choice-Making Skills Aided with Technology

Thursday, December 5th, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University presents a session on how best to meet the significant communication needs of children with severe and multiple disabilities.

 

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Increasing Communication Skills in Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Group Homes

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University presents a range of no tech and low tech options, and even some high tech possibilities through Medicaid funding.

AbleNet University presents Susan Berkowitz, M.S.,C.C.C,SLP. This webinar speaks to the unique challenges of working with adolescents and adults who live in group homes for persons with developmental disabilities.  You will look at the variety of communicative functions and behaviors exhibited and the drawbacks of the structure of these settings.

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