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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 Janet Jendron if you'd like to present a training and demonstration to your staff or at a meeting or conference. Training and Presentation Form for ATAC Members

Legal Considerations of IT and Web Accessibility
Wednesday, February 17
2:00 - 3:30 pm

Overview of federal laws and state standards about web and IT accessibility. Focus on laws that affect higher education, as well as state agencies, K-12 and other entities. Analysis of recent state and national Web Accessibility-Related Complaints, Litigation and Settlements. Resources that help us stay connected to the latest information.

Speakers:
Robin Wheeler, Attorney, Access to Justice
Tina Vires, Director, Office of Disability Services, Winthrop University
Janet Jendron, SC ATAC

This webinar will cover:

  • People and devices affected by poorly designed web sites
  • Basic accessibility and usability barriers encountered by everyone, including people with disabilities
  • Broad concepts on how to make electronic information accessible and usable
  • State and Federal requirements for accessibility with special focus on higher education.
  • Suits/complaints brought against agencies and companies

We'll cover the following laws:
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA
Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act - IDEA
Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act

REGISTER for this Webinar. When you register, you'll be given login information.

 

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