Upcoming Training Sessions
ATAC facilitates a number of trainings around the state. Our target audience includes web designers, IT personnel, content writers, and anyone who is interested in making Electronic Information Technology (EIT) more accessible.
Contact ATAC if you'd like to present a training and demonstration to your staff or at a meeting or conference.
Resources from Previous Trainings
12/3/13 - Creating Accessible Documents for JAWS or MAGic Users Webinar
12/5/13 - Legal Considerations for Web and Information Technology Accessibility
On-line Training Sources
Free RESNA Webinar - Monday, November 17 at 3pm EST
Chrome Apps and Extensions to Support Struggling Learners - Going Google!
Many schools are discovering the use of the free Chrome Browser, and free apps and extensions in the Chrome browser to support education and learning. How do you support your struggling students? This webinar will present several apps and extensions to support literacy and executive function, and they are free to download right in the Chrome web store. If your students are using laptops (Mac or PC), Chromebooks, or a tablet, Chrome apps and extensions can support them on their device in the classroom and at home.
Registration and more information is at: http://www.resna.org/professional-development/webinars/chrome-apps-extensions-support-struggling-learners-going-google
ADA National Network Audio Conference Series
The ADA National Network is pleased to announce the upcoming ADA Audio Conference Series Session titled "ADA Case Law Update"
featuring Barry Taylor and Rachel Weisberg, Attorneys with Equip for Equality, Illinois Protection and Advocacy Agency. This session will focus on what the courts and federal agencies have done to shape the ADA through their decisions and settlements. This session will review key issues that are currently before the courts and analyze the trends. Discussion will include some of the trends in case law at the lower courts which may have an impact on decisions at all levels, including issues that may find their way to the Supreme Court.
This session is scheduled for 2-3:30pm ET on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Registration is available at http://adagreat.powweb.com/ProgramInformation/
This program can be accessed via toll free telephone (Charge applies) and/or via webinar platform (Free of charge). The session is closed captioned via the webinar platform.
Questions regarding registration and/or the content of the session should be directed to 877-232-1990 (V/TTY) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
AT Coalition Trainings
The Accessible Technology Coalition offers free webinar trainings. Check back here for postings of any relevant topics.
AbleNet offers a number of free webinars with topics ranging from AT in the classroom to an extensive series covering Quality Indicators of Assistive Technology (QIAT).
Check the AbleNet University webinar schedule to see what's available and register.
ATAC at Winthrop
ATAC recently taught a grad school class at
Left to right: Lisa Harris, Winthrop instructor, Janet Jendron, ATAC, Clay
SC School for the Deaf and the Blind, Brianna Murray, Winthrop
ATAC at the 2013 SUCCEEDS Conference
Back, left to right: Lisa Lanpher, Columbia
International University, Janet Jendron, SCATP, Tina Vires, Limestone College,
Sharon Bellwood, Greenville Tech. Front, left to right: Cheryl Kirkpatrick,
Midlands Tech, David Bundy, SC Commission for the Blind