Disability News Service, Resources, Diversity, Americans with Disabilities Act; Local and National.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Webinar: Getting Social - Best Practices for Social Media Accessibility (November 29)

The next United States Access Board webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place November 29 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and will provide helpful tips and practices to ensure that your agency's social media content attracts the largest possible audience while being accessible to individuals with disabilities. Presenters will review best practices for preparing and deploying social media that is accessible to all citizens. They also will provide an overview of the Federal Social Media Accessibility Toolkit, a key accessibility resource developed by the ePolicyWorks team in the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy, that offers tips to improve the accessibility of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and blogs.

For more details or to register for this free webinar, visit www.accessibilityonline.org.

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.
November 29, 2016, 1:00- 2:30 (ET)       
• Hope Adler, ePolicyWorks, Communications Project Manager
• Emily Ladau, ePolicyWorks, Communications Consultant
• Timothy P. Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist, U.S. Access Board (moderator) 
Registration: www.accessibilityonline.org 
Note: Registration closes 24 hours before the start of the session. 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.

No comments: