Over 45 Sessions Including Lectures & Hands-on Labs
During the four days of this year's Accessing Higher Ground (AHG) conference, over 45 sessions, including hands-on labs and lectures, will be offered on the availability and benefits of assistive technology and accessible media in the university and college setting. The pre-conference will include two days of hands on workshops and lecture sessions. All events will take place at the University of Colorado–Boulder Campus.
EASI Track, AHEAD, WebAim, & DAISY/RFB&D Sessions
Equal Access to Software & Information (EASI) will conduct a pair of half-day hands-on “clinics” on different aspects of low tech accessibility. On Thursday, EASI will offer Applications for Learners with Low Vision and Learning Disabilities and on Friday, Applications for Learners with Mobility Impairments.
This year, AHG will partner with California State University, Northridge (CSUN) to host the “Technology Applications Certificate Program (ATACP)”. The CSUN training will run concurrent with the AHG preconference on Tuesday and Wednesday (Nov. 11 & 12). Attendees who register for both the AHG main conference (Nov. 11 & 12) and ATACP (Nov. 9 & 10) will receive a 10% discount on both events. (Registration for this event alone or in tandem with the AHG main conference must be done at the ATACP site above.)
On Wednesday, the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) will present a half-day preconference workshop on the topic: Aligning the Pieces: A UDL Approach to Online Learning for All.
WebAIM (Web Accessibility in Mind) will conduct a half-day hands-on workshop during the preconference: Real-world Web Accessibility Techniques and two lecture sessions during the main conference: Web Accessibility Policies and Procedures that Work and Providing Web Accessibility Training Within Large Organizations.
The DAISY Consortium & Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D) will present two lecture sessions on Print Access: a Legal, Copyright, and Standards Update and Survival Strategies for Students with Print Disabilities.