21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act: On June 12, 2012, Jim Tobias presented in-depth look into the provisions of this very important piece of legislation, as well the Act in the context of other legislation and how it will take its place in the mainstream accessibility arena. ADA Online Learning archived materials and audio.
Almost everyone who creates Web content or Web applications and services uses authoring tools, component toolkits and development systems. This session will discuss how authoring and development tools can be designed to support the creation of accessible content, even by authors who are neither motivated nor knowledgeable about accessible Web content guidelines. ADA Online Learning has archived the presentation slides and the audio for this event.
Engaging Citizens in the Development of Accessible Workplace Technology included Kathleen Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy, Greg Elin, Chief Data Officer, Federal Communications Commission, and Sheila Campbell, Director, Center for Excellence in Digital Government in the Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, General Services Administration. It was presented on 9/5/12. Audio and transcript are available.
Accessibility and Emerging Technology — Keys to Improving the Employment of People with Disabilities is the title of the webinar with Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy, Jim Tobias, President of Inclusive Technologies and Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist at Google, presented on August 16, 2012.
In this September 2012 webinar from ISTE's SETSIG, Joy Zabala describes the UDL and AIM initiatives, and how they complement instructional technology and other strategies in ways that lead to flexible, engaging learning environments that support improved outcomes for all students.
Link to pdf of this presentation: Zabala.UDL.AT.AIM Presentation
Link to the webinar recording: http://iste.adobeconnect.com/p2azpeti8ws/