IAAP’s Fall Schedule for Accessibility Webinar Series

Starting this September 24th, the International Association of Accessibility Professionals introduce its fall schedule for their comprehensive webinar series that tackles the hottest and most important topics in digital accessibility today.

The IAAP Webinar Series delivers you valuable knowledge and connects you with other accessibility professionals. Here's what a recent attendee had to say about our Webinar Series: “I really value these webinars. Thanks, IAAP, for making these learning opportunities happen.”

Read on to learn more about our upcoming webinars. There are comprehensive courses for both beginners and developers!  

Currently Scheduled Webinars:  

Using Assistive Technology (AT) in Accessibility Testing

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m. Eastern (UTC – 4 hours)
Speaker: Kathy Wahlbin, CEO and Founder, Interactive Accessibility

Target Audience: Beginners 

Assistive technology is fascinating and empowering to people with disabilities, yet it presents compliance challenges for producers of online content. Technology provides endless opportunities to gain access to services and content, but often organizations misunderstand or don’t know the accessibility guidelines or how to test for accessibility.

Join us for our September 24 webinar to learn how you can use assistive technology in accessibility testing. 

Register for the webinar

Read more about the Using Assistive Technology (AT) in Accessibility Testing webinar


Web Components and Accessibility 

Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. Eastern (UTC – 4 hours)
Speaker: Karl Groves, Senior Technical Lead, Accessibility Software Consultant, Director of Training, The Paciello Group
Target Audience: Developers. This session requires experience with HTML and CSS and at least a basic understanding of and experience with JavaScript.

There's an exciting new technology available to developers: Web components. They offer a new way to encapsulate new functionality into webpages directly, allowing for custom elements with their full presentation logic and business logic to be built in as though they were native. This technology also allows for new, customized versions of existing native functionality and improvements to the native functionality without needing to require that functionality to be built from scratch. This creates new opportunities and challenges for accessibility. 

Join us for our October 8 webinar to learn about Web components and accessibility. 

Register for the webinar

Read more about the Web Components and Accessibility webinar.

 

Webinar Format: The webinars will be hosted in the Adobe Connect webinar platform, which is accessible with a variety of browsers and on mobile devices. Captioning will be provided. For additional details about Adobe Connect accessibility, go to this Adobe Connect Accessibility Features page.

Join IAAP today to get the member webinar rate. Individual membership fees are waived for membership between now and 3/15/2015.  

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