Year: 2017

January 2018 Webinars

The following information comes from the Accessible Technology Coalition (ATC): PDF Accessibility Basics Series: Accessibility Checker from LEVELaccess Thursday, January 4, 2018 at  2:00 pm Eastern Transitioning to Higher Ed for Students with Disabilities from CTD January 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm Eastern Improvements to Accessibility in Office from EASI January 16, 2018 at 2:00… Read more January 2018 Webinars

Upcoming PEAT Talks deal with Accessibility

The following two events are being offered by the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT): PEAT Talks: Expanding Accessibility Awareness in Higher Ed Thursday, January 18, 2018 – 2:00 pm ET Technology companies dedicated to accessibility often face the challenge of preparing designers, engineers and researchers to think and build inclusively. Similarly, academic programs in design,… Read more Upcoming PEAT Talks deal with Accessibility

Mobile Accessibility Testing Guide for Android and iOS

A new accessibility resource has been made available from the Paciello Group: “The TPG Mobile Accessibility Testing for Android and iOS (PDF, 2.6MB) is a free accessible PDF outlining how to test native apps and the web for accessibility on Android and iOS. It provides an overview of accessibility settings, how to use them and common testing… Read more Mobile Accessibility Testing Guide for Android and iOS

More November Webinars

From Accessible Technology Coalition – and others… Technologies and Strategies to Help Students Start, Focus, and Finish Strong from CTD November 8th, 2017 – 4:00 pm ET Technology for Dyslexia: Navigating High School and Beyond from PACER November 08, 2017 at 7:00 pm Eastern Accessibility Checkers in Word, PowerPoint and Excel from EASI November 7 and 8 at… Read more More November Webinars

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: W3C WCAG 2.0 Resources

From the US Access Board… The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place November 28 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM (ET) and review available resources explaining the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Issued by the W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), WCAG 2.0 is a globally recognized, technology-neutral standard… Read more Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: W3C WCAG 2.0 Resources

New Choice in Braille Transcription Software

This new product was recently announced by American Printing House for the Blind… BrailleBlaster™ is a braille transcription program developed by the American Printing House for the Blind to help transcribers provide blind students with braille textbooks on the first day of class. BrailleBlaster takes advantage of the rich markup contained in NIMAS (National Instructional Materials… Read more New Choice in Braille Transcription Software

Parent Roundtable Discussions – Pine Tree Society

From the Pine Tree Society… Pine Tree Society’s lineup of Parent Roundtable Discussions being on October 25, 2917.  These programs are free of charge and intended to provide parents and caregivers a chance to meet for a facilitated discussion to learn from a profession and from each other.  The sessions are highly interactive, encouraging participants… Read more Parent Roundtable Discussions – Pine Tree Society