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Web Accessibility for Developers

The Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University has launched its third in the series of five free interactive MOOCs designed to raise awareness of web accessibility: Web Accessibility for Developers This course is for people who write code. The focus is on developing expertise using WAI-ARIA. Participants will be working with a collection… Read more Web Accessibility for Developers

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Defining Moments in Brain Injury Conference

The Maine Chapter of the Brain Injury Association of America has announced their 9th Annual Conference will be held Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM at the DoubleTree by Hilton in South Portland, Maine. Conference Description This conference has been developed to meet the educational needs of health care professionals, service providers, and individuals with brain… Read more Defining Moments in Brain Injury Conference

Webinars – August 2018

The following list was compiled by the Center for Accessible Technology Empathy Driven (Web) Development from deque August 9th at 1:00 pm Eastern Section 508, WCAG, and Digital Accessibility in the Federal Government: What You Need to Know from deque August 21st at 1:30 pm Eastern Accessible Presentations: How to Design and Deliver Content for Diverse Audiences from… Read more Webinars – August 2018

4th Annual Maine Hands & Voices/Guide By Your Side Conference

Maine Hands and Voices in partnership with MECDHH has announced the 4th Annual Maine Hands & Voices/Guide By Your Side Conference with the topic “Strategies” Friday, November 16, 2018 –  8:15 AM – 3:30 PM Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, ME Keynote Speaker will be Djenne-amal Morris, parent of a son with CHARGE and President of Hands & Voices… Read more 4th Annual Maine Hands & Voices/Guide By Your Side Conference

Assistive Technology Makers’ Fair

From the University of New Hampshire – AT in New Hampshire Program Make A.T. for All Conference and Expo! Saturday, September 29, 2018 – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm ET The A.T. Makers’ Fair will inspire participants to become creative problem solvers, bringing together makers of all abilities to share ideas, develop new skills and enhance innovations for… Read more Assistive Technology Makers’ Fair

Accessible Technology Webinar Series

From the Great Lakes ADA Center… Online Video Accessibility Thursday September 20, 2018 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET. with Terrill Thompson, Technology Accessibility Specialist at the University of Washington. Program Description For video to be fully accessible, its audio content must be accessible to people who are unable to hear (solution: captions), its visual… Read more Accessible Technology Webinar Series

July 2018 Webinars

The following list comes from the Accessible Technology Coalition. Make sure to sign up for their free newsletter… Strategies and Ideas for Creating a Dyslexia-Friendly Classroom from edWeb.net July 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT Why is the Student Having Difficulty With Eye Gaze? from AbleNet July 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm Eastern Too… Read more July 2018 Webinars

May 2018 Webinars

In addition to our Maine AEM webinar, Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) for School Based Therapists on May 16, 2018 at 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET, we learned of a few other free webinars via our friends at Accessible Technology Coalition…   Digital Accessibility of Educational Materials in Higher Ed from NCAEM Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM Eastern. Introduction… Read more May 2018 Webinars