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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Webinar Dec. 3rd, 2015 "Accessible Museum Exhibits" RSVP

The U.S. Access Board in collaboration with the ADA National Network is pleased to offer the upcoming monthly AccessibilityOnline program focused on"Accessible Museum Exhibits".  

Applying the requirements of the Department of Justice requirements for effective communication and the design and construction standards of the ADA and to museum exhibits can present some unique challenges. Some examples include following the protruding objects provisions for stand-alone exhibits or ensuring that exhibits are accessible to individuals who are blind or visually impaired. In addition to a review of the standards applying to exhibits, a lead media accessibility coordinator from the National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Center, will provide examples of how they have improved the accessibility of exhibits for all visitors with disabilities.

Marsha Mazz, Director, Office of Technical and Information Services, U.S. Access Board
Michele Hartley, Harpers Ferry Center, National Parks Service

Date:   Thursday, December 3, 2015

Time:   2:30pm-4:00pm ET (calculate start time based on the time zone you will be connecting from)

Cost:   Free of charge

Continuing Education Recognition:   AIA and Certificate of Attendance

Registration:   www.accessibilityonline.org (A free account on the website is required to register)

This session is open captioned and conducted using the Blackboard Collaborative Learning Webinar Platform.

Questions can be directed to webinars@accessibilityonline.org or by phone at 877-232-1990 (V/TTY) 8-5pm CT M-F

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