11:30 am Eastern Time
Sonocent (Glean) Introducing Glean: Note Taking Support Designed to Improve Learning (Zoom Recording Link)Ben Wright, Customer Solutions Lead
It's time to change how we provide note taking support with Glean. Discover how structured note taking helps to improve student outcomes and learning independence with our new, accessible web app. Learn how Glean Admin gives you insight into student usage so you can intervene to improve outcomes and compliance.
12:00 pm Eastern Time
Sensus Aps- Empowering Students to be Self-Sufficient When Studying Online (Zoom Recording Link)Tanja Stevns and Lars Christensen, SensusAccess
Provision of accessible and alternate formats have always been cumbersome, expensive and difficult. For students that are now facing online learning only with limited options to engage with personal, professional assistance, it is even more important to be self-sufficient. We will present how to empower students to be more self-sufficient by using SensusAccess
12:30 pm Eastern Time
TechnoPro Computer Solutions USA- ClockWork Empowering Student Success (Zoom Recording Link)Mary Baddam, Operations Manager - TechnoPro Computer Solutions Inc., 866-960-8776, ext: 350
George Melendy, ClockWork Student Sucess Consultant, 866-960-8776, ext :380
Empowering students to succeed has become more than critical now. Clockwork Enterprise will walk you through its response to COVID -19 by deploying emergency hosted implementation, Launching an online community to discuss and share challenges, and developing two new modules that enable the department to operate 100% remotely.
1:00 pm Eastern Time
CommonLook- 5 Step Plan for a Successful Document Accessibility Program (Zoom Recording Link)Paul Rayius – Director of Training at CommonLook
CommonLook has been the leader in document accessibility for over 20 years. Over the years, we have developed a successful program for building a sustainable document accessibility program used by many organizations. The program is centered around assessing, remediation, establishing buy-in, training and monitoring for compliance.
1:30 pm Eastern Time
National Braille Press- An introduction to tactile graphics from National Braille Press (Zoom Recording Link)Jaclyn S. Witterschein, National Braille Press
This presentation will introduce attendees to the fundamental concepts of interpreting a print image for adaptation into a raised-line tactile graphic. Content will cover the decision-making required for tactile graphic design, as well as a brief introduction to methods, tools, materials, and software. https://info.nbp.org/ahead
2:00 pm Eastern Time
Symplicity : Supporting Remote Accessibility with Accommodate (Zoom Recording Unavailable)Mark Eres, SymplicityDr. Natalie Burick, Slippery Rock UniversitySamantha (Sam) Kusiak and Ronald (Ron) Chomicz—Gateway Community College
Lindsay Green, Marymount Manhattan College
After colleges and universities around the world shifted their student services from in-person to online, students with disabilities were the most vulnerable during this transition. Providing accessibility to all students while campuses are closed, now and in the future, is a top priority for all higher education institutions to ensure student success. During this session, participants will learn more about how Symplicity Accommodate through a guided Q&A discussion with a panel of current Symplicity clients. Current clients will discuss how the use of Accommodate helped them overcome the challenges of COVID-19 and assisted with developing contingency plans for the fall.
2:30 pm Eastern Time
3playmedia - Tips for Creating an Accessible & Engaging Virtual Classroom (Zoom Recording Link)Jaclyn Leduc, Content Marketing Specialist at 3Play Media
Shifting to an online classroom environment? This session will explore strategies for enabling an accessible, engaging, and efficient virtual classroom to benefit all students. Discover best practices, essential tools to enhance the learning experience, and strategies for training faculty. Walk away from this presentation with actionable steps to get started!
3:00 pm Eastern Time
Alternative Communication Services LLC- Meeting Communication Access Needs – 6’ Apart (Zoom Recording Link)T.J. DiGrazia, VP of Sales at ACS
Navigating communication access in a changing world brings forth many new challenges for professors, students, and administrators. While the landscape is changing, the need for access is increasing for students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Let's explore challenges, best practices, and new ideas for creating simple and easy accessibility solutions.
3:30 pm Eastern Time
Maximus - Our Company, Our Mission And Our Business Case For Hiring Students With Diverse Abilities (Zoom Recording Link)David Ong, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition Juliann Osborne, Senior Manager, Campus Recruiting Becky Soto, Manager, Diversity and Inclusion Recruitment
The talent acquisition team at MAXIMUS will present an overview of MAXIMUS and its services while also providing insights as to how it has gone “all-in” in its re-imagined approach to hiring individuals with disabilities.
4:00 pm Eastern Time
Equidox by Onix -Equidox Software's New Smart Detection Tools: Two Steps Closer to Automated PDF Remediation (Zoom Recording Link)Dan Tuleta, Equidox Sales Engineer
See for yourself how quickly and easily Equidox software remediates PDF documents. Sales Engineer Dan Tuleta demonstrates Equidox Smart Detection Tools remediating documents in seconds, featuring our proprietary automated Zone Detector and our new AI-powered List and Table Detectors. Ask questions and learn how Equidox can save time and money!
4:30 pm Eastern Time
Wiley - How to Get published: Strategies and Tips From Wiley Editors (Zoom Recording Link)Joan Hope, Ph.D., WileyHalley Sutton, WileyKelly Baker, Ph.D., WileyClaudine McCarthy, WileyCarolyn Allard, Wiley
Publishing helps you raise your professional profile. It also enables others to benefit from your experience and ideas. Learn insider tips for navigating the publishing process from editors in Wiley’s Higher Education Newsletter group that includes Disability Compliance for Higher Education.
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