Year: 2017

World Usability Day – New England

World Usability Day is single day of events occurring around the world that brings together communities of professional, industrial, educational, citizen, and government groups for our common objective: to ensure that the services and products important to life are easier to access and simpler to use. It is about celebration and education – celebrating the strides we… Read more World Usability Day – New England

September Webinars

In addition to our own Maine CITE and Maine AEM webinars, here are are few more you may be interested in. Thanks to the Accessible Technology Coalition for the list! Free Webinars –  General & Web Access Reasonable Accommodation Update from the ADA National Network Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm Eastern How and… Read more September Webinars

Creating Accessible Documents

The following free webinar is being offered by Assistive Technology in New Hampshire… Creating Accessible Documents with Microsoft Word – A Practical Path During this webinar, participants will learn the steps for creating an accessible document and be given the tools to practice their newfound skills! Areas to be explored include the use of headings to create a meaningful document flow,… Read more Creating Accessible Documents

Free webinar offered on Apps for Blind and Low Vision User

We are pleased to announce the following free webinar, presented by Diana Petschauer, M.Ed., ATP… WEBINAR: IOS APPS & ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES FOR BLIND AND / OR LOW VISION USERS Date: September 21, 2017 Time: 3:15 – 4:15 pm EST. Many of the accessibility features and apps can replace expensive software, and often time’s people don’t even… Read more Free webinar offered on Apps for Blind and Low Vision User

More tech to keep seniors safe at home

The following comes from Aging in Place Technology Watch… As August winds down, startups wind up.  For some, maybe they still think that summer is winding down and all is quiet in business and beyond. But no — back to school, back to work, and back to starting companies.  Aging 2.0 finalists have been announced, conference media organizations are ramping up, and a… Read more More tech to keep seniors safe at home

News from the U.S. Access Board – August 2017

From the U.S. Access Board… Access Board Consults Stakeholders on Reform Plan During its July meeting, the Board met with stakeholders to gather feedback on an agency reform plan for improving its operations and services. Attendees included representatives from the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Environmental Health Network, the Great Lakes ADA Center, the… Read more News from the U.S. Access Board – August 2017

FREE On-Line Paraprofessional/Intervener Training

From the New England Consortium for Deafblind Technical Assistance (NEC)… The New England Consortium for Deafblind Technical Assistance (NEC) is collaborating with the National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) to provide regional intervener training during the 2017-2018 school year (states of CT, ME, MA & NH). The training provides a wonderful opportunity for schools or programs… Read more FREE On-Line Paraprofessional/Intervener Training

Using assistive technology to boost employment skills webinar

From the Center on Technology and Disability (CTD)… Succeeding on the Job: Using Technology to Boost the Skills Employers Want Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm ET Once you have the job, it is important to be able to meet your employer’s expectations. Assistive technology (AT) can play an important role on the job in… Read more Using assistive technology to boost employment skills webinar

August Webinars

The following information is provided by Accessible Technology Coalition. You may subscribe directly to their monthly newsletter by sending an email to: info@atcoalition.org Level Access (formerly SSB Bart Group) is continuing a series of free 30-minute webinars through the summer: August 17th: Reading Order – 2:00 PM ET August 31st: Forms – 2:00 PM ET Use this… Read more August Webinars