The following is a list of October webinars on the topic of assistive technology and accessibility starting with Maine CITE’s next webinar on October 2nd. The remaining list is generated by the Accessible Technology Consortia funded by the Center for Accessible Technology.
Webinar: Smart Homes as Assistive Technology 101
Date: October 2, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm ET
“Smart Speakers” (Amazon Echo, Google Home, etc.) are becoming more and more prevalent in homes, however most people don’t realize the true potential of these devices, especially when combined with connected environmental control devices throughout the home. Marketing for many of these devices fail to show how powerful they can be in the hands of people with disabilities. Join Ben Jacobs as he shows how to unlock the full potential of these solutions, shares strategies for starting a smart home, which devices to consider, and some uses for environmental controls you might not normally consider.
Presenter: Ben Jacobs
Other Webinars in October 2019
How to Ensure an Inclusive Workplace: A Conversation with a Digital Accessibility Expert from JAN on Tuesday, October 8th at 2:00 pm Eastern.
Tips and tools for supporting disabled people in training and work from AbilityNet (in the UK)
October 17th at 8:00 am Eastern
Apple’s New Accessibility Features from PACER (LiveStream event)
Wednesday, October 30th at 2:00 pm Eastern
Create a Technology Toolbox for Struggling Students with ADHD and LD from ADDitude
Wednesday, October 2nd, at 1:00 pm Eastern
Working with Students Using Switches: Collaboration is Key from AbleNet
Part I: October 9th at 3:00 pm Eastern
Part II: October 16th at 3:00 pm Eastern
How Getting a Speech Device Changed My Life from ISSAC
Wednesday, October 16th at 7:00 pm Eastern