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Monday, July 13, 2015

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: Audio Description on July 14 - U.S. Access Board

The U.S. Access Board's next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place July 14 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and will address audio description, a method for making video and multi-media content accessible to people with vision impairments.  The session will cover the basics of audio description and how it can be provided in order to meet Section 508 and other requirements.

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 Community of Practice of the CIO Council in partnership with the U.S. Access Board.
Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: Audio DescriptionJuly 14, 2015 1:00- 2:30 (ET)
• Kim Charlson, President, American Council of the Blind, ACB Audio Description Project
• Robin Sitten, Educational Resources Specialist, Perkins eLearning, Perkins School for the Blind
• Mark D. Urban, HHS Program Team Co-Chair and CDC Section 508 Coordinator
• Timothy Creagan, U.S. Access Board 
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. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) and Video Sign Language Interpreters 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.

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