Commitment to Digital Accessibility: Best Practices for Inclusive Technology

Jan 17, 2018 14:00 - 15:30 EST
Maryland, USA

Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

Cost: Free

This is a 90 minute session.

Digital accessibility is a civil right: the right to participate in all that is offered on websites, mobile applications, and through other technologies. Join one of the country’s leading disability rights lawyers for a lively presentation on digital accessibility basics. How do persons with disabilities use technology? What barriers stand in their way? What best practices have emerged from legal developments and from organizational champions? Learn the tools you need to help make 2018 a year of great digital inclusion for people  with disabilities.

Presenter: Lainey Feingold, Esq.


  • This webinar session will be presented via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform.
  • Real-Time Captioning will be available via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System.

First time Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System V12.6 users:

The webinar platform requires the most current versions of software. Depending on your organizational policies you may need the assistance of your IT Staff if firewalls prevent you from downloading files. If you plan to log into the on-line webinar system to view the presentation, access captioning and/or submit questions it is important that you follow the instructions for checking your computer system to ensure that it is configured correctly and you have the necessary software to access the webinar platform. Visit Blackboard Collaborate Installation(link is external) and follow the instructions to check your system's configuration. We recommend you do this well in advance of the session to allow for any necessary troubleshooting.

Screen Reader Users: Individuals who are using Screen Reader Software should review the instructions and information available on-line at:  Accessibility Guide for Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing(link is external)Real-Time Captioning: was provided via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System.


Presentation handouts will be available within 48 hours prior to the session.

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