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.
Introduction to Web Site Accessibility and Usability
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fast Forward Community Technology Center
3223 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Janet Jendron, SCATP
Clay Jeffcoat, SCSDB
Steve Cook, SCCB
Description: Can people with disabilities and age related limitations access and use your web site? What does the law say? What are common web access barriers for people who use assistive technology to read a web site? How can these barriers be prevented and addressed? This training is targeted to anyone designing web sites. This training is interactive and participants will have hands-on experience using accessibility tools. Space is limited to no more than 30.
This workshop has a maximum of 30 participants.
To register for this workshop:
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
AT Coalition Trainings
The Accessible Technology Coalition is offering the following free trainings:
Introduction to AIM for Educators and Families
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern
The National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials provides current basic information about the provision of accessible instructional materials.
What are AT Evaluations and Assessments
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
10:30 AM Pacific, 1:30 PM Eastern
ATNetwork presents an overview of evaluation and assessment in the educational, medical, and vocational systems.
AT Implementation for IEP Students
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
9:30 AM Pacific, 12:30 PM Eastern
AbleNet's QIAT Session #5 on AT Implementation
Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM): Simply Said
Thursday, January 16, 2014
10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern
AbleNet presents tools for creating AIM, sources of already created materials and ways to make these materials more accessible.
Accessibility of Electronic Information Databases Used by Libraries
Tuesday, January 21, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern
EASI presents research on academic librarians consideration of accessibility of electronic information resources.
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