Online Accessibility Conference

What: Online, Live Accessibility Conference When: Wednesday, September 30, 2010 from 9am-5pm EST Where: Online at Accessibility Summit Environments for Humans brings together some of the Web’s most notable experts in accessibility for an all-new, all-day online conference, the Accessibility Summit. The first 50 tickets are only $149 for individual tickets, or $449 for a […]

Back to School Classroom Setup: Making Technology Accessible

As students and teachers head back to the classroom, teachers are preparing their classroom for students to be interactive within. When setting up your classroom, teachers should first think about the traffic flow of students.  How will students enter and exit the classroom? How will students interact throughout the classroom? How will students have access […]

Assistive Technology Helps ESL Students

A 4th grade teacher in Montgomery Public Schools in Maryland found a struggle between what her students were expected to gain from reading and what they actually understood.  She found the biggest challenge to be apparent among the English Language Learners and English as a Second Language Learners in that they were able to read […]

FREE Assistive Technology Conference, Hosted by the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads

What: A FREE assistive technology conference with more than 50 assistive technology vendors and more than 30 hours of educational sessions and presentations. When: July 29 and 30, 2010 Where: Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana Topics Include: Augmentative Communication Aging Employment Education Independent Living Policy and Implementation Recreation Research and Web Visit the INDATA website […]

Kids on the Block Puppet Show Teaches Youngsters About Disabilities

Elementary school is a tender time for children when it comes to learning about the world.  They start forming strong opinions about their surroundings, and look to their teachers and parents for guidance.  In some classrooms, students have little to no exposure to people with disabilities, which can lead to confusion when they encounter someone […]