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Start Smart Webinar: Accessibility and Creating Products for ALL Learners


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

2:00PM – 3:00PM ET

Jason Carroll, Global Product Manager, Texthelp; Madeleine Rothberg, Senior Subject Matter Expert, National Center for Accessible Media; Steve Nordmark, TA Specialist, CAST's AEM Center

Education Technology Industry - Developers and others at companies interested in learning more about accessibility and proactively designing products for ALL learners.


All students benefit when products are proactively and intentionally designed from the onset to be accessible and address learner variability. From test questions to web design to real-time captioning, ed tech companies need to understand the whys and hows of creating accessible educational content and software. This session will cover what early stage, growth and late stage ed tech companies should know about available resources, technical standards and legal requirements for making accessible products.

CAST (Center for Applied Special Technology)

Non-profit organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through research and development.

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Accessible Educational Materials (AEM)

Print- and technology-based educational materials designed to be usable across the widest range of individual variability.

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Equipment or system where principal function is creation, conversion, duplication, control, display, interchange, transmission, reception, or broadcast of data.

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Access for all people, including people with disabilities, to web environments.

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