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Technology Access Series for Academic Year 2013-2014
Disability Services managers need a firm knowledge base in the area of Technology Access. Members of AHEAD’s Standing Committee on Technology have designed this series with DS professionals in mind. Please join us for sessions that will enrich the toolkits of novices and seasoned professionals alike.
All webinars meet 3:00 – 4:30 pm ET and are moderated by:
- Teresa Haven, AHEAD Standing Committee on Technology
- Ron Stewart, AltFormat Solutions and Access Technologists Higher Education Network
AHEADtoYou! webinars use Adobe Connect software with built-in real-time captioning. All instructions for logging in and participating in our webinars will be sent to you upon paid registration. See our easy registration instructions below.
October 22, 2013 - Digital Notetaking
Digital notetaking, in the form of smartpens and tablet apps, can revolutionize the way students with disabilities comprehend, understand, and retain lecture information. In this session learn about some popular notetaking tools and how they can benefit students you work with – and perhaps you as well.
October 29, 2013 - STEM Accessibility Today
A discussion of challenges and solutions to meeting the needs of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) content accessibility.
November 19, 2013 - Document Structure, the Key to Navigability
Alternate Format isn’t just plain text anymore! This session will explain document structure and how reading tools use it to improve accessibility and navigability.
February 4, 2014 - Access Technologies, An Overview for Sensory Disabilities
This session will describe commonly-used access technology types such as screen readers, magnifiers, and others that serve users with sensory disabilities.
February 11, 2014 - Access Technologies, An Overview for Processing Disabilities
This session will describe commonly-used access technology types such as text-to-speech utilities, reading/writing systems, and others that serve users with processing disabilities.
February 25, 2014 - Technology Accessibility Policy
Based on recent federal clarifications in institutional responsibilities, this panel presentation will offer suggestions and strategies for improving technology access at your college or university.
March 4, 2014 - Captioning Decision-making Process
So you need to start captioning videos at your institution, or you want to improve on your current system? This session will help you through the decision-making process to come to a solution that works for you.