What: Web Accessibility Training for Developers
When: December 10, 2014 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
Where: Online
Registration: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/3257300260773286914

Description:
Join renowned web accessibility professional Dennis Lembree in a full day of training. This webinar begins with a background on disability, guidelines and law. Many techniques for design and developing an accessible website are then explained; basic through advanced levels are covered. Topics include content structure, forms, tables, CSS “gotchas”, and ARIA. Methods for testing for web accessibility are also covered. If you are involved in web design or development, don’t miss this wealth of practical knowledge.

Bio:
Mr. Lembree has over 14 years experience in web development and specializes in accessibility. He’s worked for a variety of startups as well as large companies including Ford, Disney, Blackberry, and now PayPal. He’s presented at a variety of conferences including AccessU, CSUN, and AHG, and has published numerous articles including for SitePoint. Personal projects include EasyChirp.org (an award-winning web-accessible Twitter app) and WebAxe.org (a blog/podcast on web accessibility).

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

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Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs.

Show notes:

Dan Hubbell – Microsoft’s Accessibility Technical Evangelist | http://blogs.msdn.com/b/accessibility/

How One Boy With Autism Became BFF With Apple’s Siri http://buff.ly/1vMIOi0

Exoskeleton enables paralyzed groom to walk down the aisle – Technology & Science – CBC News http://buff.ly/1wo9Jik

BLITAB, the tablet for blind people now is reality – West http://buff.ly/1wo9UKq

App: Hanx Writer www.BridgingApps.org

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DAN HUBBEL: Hi, this is Dan Hubbel and I’m the Accessibility Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, and this is your Assistive Technology Update.

WADE WINGLER: Hi, this is Wade Wingler with the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana with your Assistive Technology Update, a weekly dose of information that keeps you up-to-date on the latest developments in the field of technology, designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs.

Welcome to episode number 178 of assistive technology update. It’s scheduled to be released on October 24 of 2014. Today our guest is Dan Hubbel who is Microsoft’s accessibility technical evangelist. A story about a boy with autism and his relationship with Siri. And information about potentially a new tablet for folks who use braille.

We hope you’ll check out our website at eastersealstech.com, shoot us a note on Twitter at INDATA Project, or call our listener line, 317-721-7124.
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