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Be an A11Y Hero: Five Guidelines for Procuring Accessible Materials

presentation

Date
Friday, February 1, 2019

Time
2:20PM – 3:20PM ET

Location
ATIA 2019
Orlando, FL

Presenters
Cynthia Curry and Luis PĂ©rez, AEM Center

Audience
ATIA Conference Attendees

Description

Is accessibility ("A11Y") for learners with disabilities among the criteria you, your school, district, or state use when procuring educational materials and technologies? Come to this session to learn five guidelines that should be a part of any procurement process and leave with your first action step toward making learning more accessible to learners in your education setting. You'll be an A11Y hero!

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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Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA)

Non-profit membership organization of manufacturers, sellers, and providers of technology-based assistive devices and services.

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Accessibility

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

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Technology

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

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