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Looking Ahead – “Frontier Accessibility Issues”

The following free webinar comes from the U.S. Access Board Looking Ahead – “Frontier Accessibility Issues” The next webinar in the U.S. Access Board’s free monthly series will take place December 7 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM (ET) and will review new design trends, products, and technologies that impact or advance accessibility for people with… Read more Looking Ahead – “Frontier Accessibility Issues”

Young Children, AT, and Accessible Materials – Webinar

This is announcement from the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials (NC-AEM)… Young Children, AT, and Accessible Materials: A Starting Point for Considering Why, What and How Monday, November 20, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST Join us for an overview of how parents and educators can begin their journey with accessible materials and… Read more Young Children, AT, and Accessible Materials – Webinar

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

Benefits of Audio Description in Education Contest

From the American Council of the Blind… Young People Who Are Blind Write Reviews of Film and Video WASHINGTON, October 13, 2017 — The American Council of the Blind’s Audio Description Project (ACB-ADP) and the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) are co-sponsoring an exciting opportunity for blind and visually impaired young people, in four… Read more Benefits of Audio Description in Education Contest

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