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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: Assistive Technology - May 22, 1:00- 2:30 (ET) rsvp - U.S. Access Board

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The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place May 22 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and will cover assistive technologies that make information, data, and communication accessible to people with disabilities. Panelists will review different types of assistive technologies and how they function, explain how various agencies make such technologies available, examine compatibility issues, and discuss current and future trends. Federal agency Section 508 officials, chief information and acquisition officers, and agency policy-makers are encouraged to attend.

For more details or to register for this free webinar, visit www.adaconferences.org/CIOC.
The Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series provides helpful information and best practices for federal agencies in meeting their obligations under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act which ensures access to electronic and information technology in the federal sector. This webinar series is made available by the Accessibility Committee of the CIO Council in partnership with the U.S. Access Board and eFedLink.
Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: Assistive Technology and 508
May 22, 1:00- 2:30 (ET)
• Timothy Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist, U.S. Access Board
• Mark Rew, Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program
• Terry Triggs, Front Line Manager, 508 Customer Support, IRS
• Alison Levy, Disability Employment Program Manager, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Moderator: Deborah Kaplan, Section 508 Policy Lead, Office of the CIO, HHS
 Registration: www.adaconferences.org/CIOC
Note: Instructions for accessing the webinar on the day of the session will be sent via email to registered individuals in advance of the session. Real-Time captioning and Video Sign Language Interpreter are available for each session and will be broadcast via the webinar platform. A telephone option (not toll-free) for receiving audio is also available.

For the United States Access Board, visit: http://www.access-board.gov/

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