Did You Know?
Ensuring equal access to information and technology requires proactive planning and design. Assistive Technologies can provide alternate input, processing, and output methods to make computers themselves more usable, the online services and information that are encountered must be in a format that the assistive technology can recognize. With increasing use of online services and information it becomes absolutely critical that best practices are honored.
There are three essential areas:
- Web Accessibility
- Distance Education
- Accessible Course Materials
Upcoming Disability and Diversity Webinars
Three Disability and Diversity Webinars in November: Multiculturalism Panel, Universal Design and Distance Education, Gender and Sexuality
From University of Hawai'i Manoa Center on Disability Studies:
Students, faculty and staff of the UH Manoa community are invited to participate in three different FREE webinars offered via Elluminate/Blackboard in November focused on disability and diversity.
1. Multiculturalism and Disability Panel, November 9th, 1-2:30pm
2.Gender, Sexuality and Disability, November 16, 1-2:30pm
3. Universal Design and Distance Education, November 15th, 10:00am-11:30am
A Case for Universal Design
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