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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

AHEAD Access to Technology Series

This is a series, but the sessions are not repeating on a regular pattern. All events are from noon to 1:30. I am including each of the dates below. There are 7 dates total. All of these sessions will be open to PCC community members who wish to participate.

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 Ė 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 isnít just plain text anymore! This session will explain document structure and how reading tools use it to improve accessibility and navigability.

January 28, 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.

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