Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

April

April 8, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 3Play Media: "Creating and Providing Training on Accessibility"

Remote Webinar

Description: Learn how to provide three levels of training on accessibility: introductory, mid-level, and detailed level. We'll discuss the goals for each level, activities, and content to include, and tips on preparing to present. This webinar will cover; Three levels of accessibility training, How to set goals for your training, and What content to include in your training.

ON DEMAND, Deque: "Intro to Word Document Accessibility"

ON DEMAND Webinar

Description: Content creators, co-workers, educators, etc. are responsible for the Word Documents they create. Word Document accessibility is crucial for customers, co-workers, or students with disabilities. The good news is that remediating Word Documents for accessibility is a relatively non-technical process and can make a big impact on accessibility.

In this live webinar, Karina Boycheva, Instructional Designer for Deque University, will review key topics such as; Headings, fonts, color contrast, and appearance; Tables, Charts, Graphs; Image alt text and long descriptions; Using the Accessibility Checker; Exporting to other formats (HTML, PDF, EPUB).

May

May 19, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm, Great Lakes ADA Center: "Higher Education and the ADA"

Remote Webinar

Description: Colleges, universities and community colleges are covered by either Titles II or III of the ADA. The ADA may be relevant in a number of post-secondary education situations, including the admissions process, academic adjustments and accommodations, architectural barriers and housing, and students with disabilities who are dismissed from school. This webinar will review the relevant federal regulations and developing case law in this important arena.

May 25, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, Great Lakes ADA Center: "Section 508 Compliance and Assistive Technology: Providing Accessibility to ICT for Federal Employees under the Rehabilitation Act (Sections 504 and 508)"

Remote Webinar

Description: This introductory session will address how Section 504 and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act work together to provide access to information and communication technology (ICT) for federal employees with disabilities. Section 504 requires federal agencies to provide persons with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in their programs and benefit from their services through the provision of reasonable accommodations, including assistive technology. Section 508 requires federal agencies to ensure that persons with disabilities (both employees and members of the public) have comparable access to and use of ICT.