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ADA: Assistive Technology Act (Section 508): Mandated Requirements & Responsibilities & Its Impact on Compliance - April 27, 2017 Webinar & CD
ISBN/ISSN: PUB#AC1080 ADA.Assistive.Technology.Act.4.27.17
IT accessibility is a compliance risk for institutions as reliance on electronic information and resources changes and grows precipitously. Create an inclusive practice of making your campus electronic materials — websites, instructional materials, multi-media, and more — usable by people with and without disabilities and give all users equal access.
Assistive Technology ADA needs and demands can be overwhelming and costly for your campus to adhere to. Be prepared to meet informational technology needs in a timely, cost effective and compliant manner that you avoid lawsuits, student complaints and negative ramifications!
Join us as we examine the ADA section 508-Assistive Technology from start to finish led by two expert presenters as they share their extensive experience and knowledge of ADA, compliance and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) guidelines.
Jennifer Hicks, former ADA Coordinator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the state’s highest authority on ADA issues. (Click here for full bio)
Mathew “Matt” Davis is the Coordinator of Student Accessibility Resource Center at Western Kentucky University where he has served in that role since 2001. (Click here for full bio)
As a result of this webinar, you will be able to:
Identify the legal requirements outlined in Section 508 of The Rehabilitation Act and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0). Understand the law, mandated requirements and your responsibilities to ensure compliance.
Assess and audit your campus’ IT accessibility. Provide greater access to help students achieve success, greater satisfaction and higher rates of graduation.
Understand the process for determining reasonable accommodations for your students in order to adequately meet valid requests — and clearly communicate to them when the requests cannot be met.
Comprehend your Institutional rights and responsibilities — avoid lawsuits, reasonable accommodations confusion and non-compliance nightmares.
Establish or amend policies/procedures pertaining to web accessibility. Stay current with requirements and best practices for section 508 and WCAG 2.0.
Create an environment that supports, fosters, and provides students with self-advocacy. Help your students learn to help themselves to ensure their academic success!
What You Get:
Convenient Access to the 90-minute Live Event:
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 2-3:30 PM ET
Webinars are handled like a large interactive conference call, but in a more controlled, radio-program-like environment. Simply copy/paste the link* into your browser, log in, turn up the volume on your computer and follow along! Gather your staff around your conference table’s computer — then sit back, listen and watch the presentations and join the lively Q&A session.
*The link and login information will be available in a PDF download immediately following check out.
Event Recording & Materials on CD:
You'll receive two multimedia discs* containing the full audio presentation, PowerPoint and handouts provided by the presenter(s) and recording of the question and answer session facilitated during the live event. Add the webinar recording to your professional library for use in future campus training and development initiatives.
*CDs will arrive 7-10 business days after the live event date.
Certificate of Completion for Each Participant:
After attending this webinar, each participant will receive a printed certificate of completion.
Invite your entire staff to participate for this one low price! (one location)
Order includes the event recording and all materials on CD.
Can't make the live event date? Click here to order the CD only.
Campus License Option:
Click here to purchase this webinar with one-year unlimited distribution and use on your institution's internal network/server.