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|University of Toledo 2013 ADA Summit and Accessibility Training|
When: Monday and Tuesday, November 18th and 19th, 2013
Where: The University of Toledo Scott Park Campus
Attendees: All UT Administrators, Faculty, Staff, and Students, and Invited Guests in the UT Community
Cost: Free of Charge to UT Employees and Students
Monday, November 18th
Keynote and Discussions
Location: Scott Park Auditorium
8:00 AM: Continental breakfast
8:30-10:00: Session 1: Keynote Address by L. Scott Lissner, ADA Coordinator at The Ohio State University and President of the Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) Executive summary of the ADA law and its applicability to higher education and health care institutions: Primary Audience: All faculty, administrators, and staff.
10:15-12:00: Session 2: Discussion with Toni Howard and current UT Academic Accommodations Outline of accommodation processes and discussion of the multiple on- and off-campus
resources available to the University of Toledo.
Primary Audience: All faculty, administrators, and staff.
12:00-1:00: Lunch Break
Accessibility Discussion and Training
Location: Scott Park, Room AS1350
Presenter: Ken Petri, Director of the Web Accessibility Center at The Ohio State University
1:00-2:30 PM: Session 3: “Instituting IT Accessibility Workshop”
Lecture and idea sharing on creating and instituting strategies for IT accessibility at the campus/enterprise level, including training, tooling, staffing, and purchasing.
Primary Audience: IT staff and managers.
2:45-4:30: Session 4: “Accessibility Evaluation Workshop”
Techniques for evaluating web-based resources, covering browser-based tools and discussing the value of automated accessibility checkers, such as Compliance Sheriff (which is used at UT). Basic techniques for evaluation of desktop and mobile IT.
Primary Audience: IT staff and web developers.
Tuesday, November 19th
Workshops for Instructors, Faculty, and Designers
Location: Scott Park, Room AS1350
Presenter: Ken Petri
8:00 AM: Continental Breakfast
8:30-10:00: Session 5: "Word, PowerPoint, and PDF Accessibility"
Making MS Word and PowerPoint documents accessible and streamlining the generation of accessible PDF output from those programs. Evaluation of PDF accessibility and remediation PDF generated from Word and PowerPoint in order make it fully accessible and meet PDF accessibility standards. Primary Audience: Instructors, instructional designers, and faculty.
10:15-12:00: Session 6: "Basics of Video Accessibility"
Overview of the functional requirements for delivering accessible video, including captioning and audio description. Techniques for captioning and audio describing using YouTube and repurposing YouTube captions in other players.
Primary Audience: Instructors, faculty, staff, and IT and instructional design staff.
1:00-2:30: Session 7: "Best Practices for Learning Content Accessibility" Basic HTML techniques, embedding
math and video in the LMS, accessibility of quizzing, discussion of e-textbook accessibility.
Primary Audience: Instructors, faculty, and, instructional designers.
2:45-4:30 PM: Session 8: “Accessibility for Print Designers” Techniques for using InDesign and other tools
to create accessible PDF and EPUB.
Primary Audience: Print designers, instructional design staff, and instructors and faculty interested in creation longer-form pamphlet or book-length accessible content.
Please contact Doris Laskey at email@example.com or at (419) 530-6294 to make reservations by Friday, November 8th. Please indicate to Doris the names of the persons attending, their titles, and the session numbers (1, 2, 3 … 8) they will be attending.
If you have a disability and require an accommodation during this event, please contact Doris Laskey at (419) 530-6294 Accommodation requests may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (419) 530-3035.
Please Note: Some requests may take longer to coordinate than others, therefore advanced notice is requested, and may be required to provide some accommodations.
See you at the Summit!
|Office of Academic Access Student Handbook|
Please consult your Accessibility Specialist or the appropriate OAA staff if you have questions or need clarification on OAA policy listed in the handbook.
The handbook outlines accommodation processes and lists multiple on- and off-campus resources. OAA suggests students review the handbook regularly prior to requesting accommodations to re-familiarize themselves with the process(es) associated with their individual accommodation(s).
Monday-Friday 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except University holidays