Events and Demonstrations

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

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

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

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