Events and Demonstrations

National AgrAbility webinar – August 8, 2017

Improving Quality of Life for Rural People with Disabilities: the Collaboration between APRIL and AgrAbility Tuesday, August 8, 2017 2:00 p.m. ET After years of supporting each other informally, the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL) and AgrAbility have joined forces through the National AgrAbility Project grant to connect the independent living community… Read more National AgrAbility webinar – August 8, 2017

July 2017 Webinars of interest

The following list of free webinars comes from our friends at the Center for Accessible Technology. The Center will soon have a form to sign up for their free monthly newsletter…  Improvements to Kindle for PC With Accessibility from EASI July 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm Eastern Pediatric and Adult Eye Gaze Evaluations from AbleNet… Read more July 2017 Webinars of interest

Digital Accessibility for Education webinar

From SSB Bart Group/Level Access… Don’t Fear the OCR: Digital Accessibility for Education A FREE Webinar from SSB BART Group/Level Access Date: Thursday, July 27th Time: 2:00 pm EDT (Time Zone Converter) The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) collects complaints against educational institutions. One day, you may get a mysterious letter in the mail. Are you prepared?… Read more Digital Accessibility for Education webinar

Learn about Audio Description

“Audio description, also referred to as a video description, described video, or more precisely called a visual description, is an additional narration track intended primarily for blind and visually impaired consumers of visual media (including television and film, dance, opera, and visual art). It consists of a narrator talking through the presentation, describing what is… Read more Learn about Audio Description

Section 508 Webinar Series Covers Updated Standards

The Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series, which the Board conducts in partnership with the Accessibility Community of Practice of the CIO Council, will focus on the Board’s recent update of its Section 508 Standards. These standards apply to information and communication technology in the federal sector. Upcoming sessions, which are held every other month… Read more Section 508 Webinar Series Covers Updated Standards

Deafblind Learning Modules Available

The New England Consortium for Deafblind Technical Assistance and Training (NEC) is pleased to announce Deafblind Learning Modules for Professionals, Paraprofessionals, Parents and Interveners The Open Hands Open Access (OHOA) Deaf-Blind Intervener Learning Modules are a national resource designed to increase awareness, knowledge, and skills related to intervention for students who are deafblind (ages 3… Read more Deafblind Learning Modules Available