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How the University of Maryland Implemented a Campus-Wide IT Accessibility Plan

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In 2015, the University of Maryland created a 3-year IT Accessibility Plan focused on improving and (re)designing on-campus technologies. Specifically, they focused on web accessibility, course (re)design, multimedia development, eLearning tools, and assistive technology tools. This plan was created and implemented by…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Strategic Campus Collaborations: Advancing Knowledge about Accessibility at the University of Arizona

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Through a successful team-based, knowledge advancement approach the University of Arizona (UA) is working towards achieving full accessibility of all electronic and information technology to ensure equitable experiences for everyone. The itAccessibility Team at UA focuses on the accessibility of the institution’s…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Accessibility Comparison of Major Video Platforms

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Harvard and MIT have been sued by the National Association for the Deaf (supported by the Department of Justice) for lack of accurate closed captioning on their videos. This keystone case also involves the inaccessibility of the video players. Gian Wild, CEO…

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Updated February 7, 2018

Usability and Accessibility Have a Conversation: How Accessibility and UI/UX Teams Can Collaborate for More Inclusive Products

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When it comes to designing new products, does the term “user experience” (UX) really apply to all users? It should, and it can. This presentation attempts to introduce productive ways in which accessibility and usability experts can work together to explore the…

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Updated February 7, 2018

Webinar: Video Accessibility at the University of Washington

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Since 1984, UW’s accessibility task force has been working closely with departments and their faculty to educate and incorporate tools to facilitate classroom accessibility. UW’s vision is to “educate a diverse student body” that values “excellence, collaboration, innovation, and respect.” At UW,…

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Updated October 24, 2018

10 Tips for Creating Accessible Web Content with WCAG 2.0

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In this webinar, Janet Sylvia, Web Accessibility Group Leader (founded at the University of Georgia) and Web Accessibility Trainer, will walk you through 10 tips for creating accessible websites following the international standard WCAG 2.0. 10 Tips for Creating Accessible Web Content…

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Updated February 6, 2018

Demystifying WCAG 2.0: An Intro to Web, Office, InDesign, and PDF Accessibility

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Web accessibility is a growing priority across industries, and in light of recent lawsuits, the threat of non-compliance in higher education is very real. However, bringing an entire organization up to accessibility standards can be daunting. In this webinar, David Berman, the…

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Updated October 24, 2018

The Impact of Recent Lawsuits on Video Accessibility Requirements

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Although many accessibility laws were written before the Internet was an integral part of everyday life, recent lawsuits and case law have extended accessibility requirements to online video. In this webinar, Owen Edwards from SSB BART Group and Lily Bond from 3Play…

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Updated October 24, 2018

2016 Legal Update on Digital Accessibility Cases

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Digital access is a civil right, and there is a lot happening in the legal space. Court decisions, government agency activity, and private party settlements are defining best practices and the scope of digital accessibility requirements. Organizations across industries need to be…

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Updated October 24, 2018

An Architect of the ADA on Its Application to Modern Technology

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Because the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was written in 1990 before the proliferation of the Internet, there are a lot of questions about its application to online businesses. In this webinar, one of the architects of the ADA, Bobby Silverstein, will…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Where Do We Go From Here? Web Accessibility Across 3 National Systems

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In today’s exceedingly digital world, one could easily conclude everyone has equal access to the information we share online. But some recent research on web pages showed an unsettling reality. Presenting the results from a national sample on web accessibility, Cyndi Rowland…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Complying with the Section 508 & Section 255 Refresh Presented by Bruce Bailey and Timothy Creagan from the U.S. Access Board

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Regulations often struggle to keep up with the ever-changing nature of modern technology. Unfortunately, this means many individuals with disabilities are often left with unequal access. On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Access Board released a comprehensive refresh of Section 508 of…

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Updated October 24, 2018