Online: Access Technology for Blind and Low Vision Accessibility
July 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am| Free
This webinar, led by author and San Francisco State University Professor, Dr. Yue-Ting Siu, will introduce participants to how technology can advance opportunities for independence, leadership, and timely access to information for students who are blind or visually impaired. Participants will learn a variety of strategies about how to support and advocate for digital multimedia accessibility in the classroom, and how to scale up students’ digital literacy skills.
We welcome all participants! The webinar will be 90 minutes, beginning at 10.00am PST/1.00pm EDT. Registration will close on July 20, and after this date, a staff member of Braille Institute will contact those who have registered with information on how to access the webinar.
Please call 1800-BRAILLE (272-4553) with any questions.
Workshop Presenter Bio: Dr. Yue-Ting Siu is a Teacher of Blind and Low Vision Students (TVI) and coordinates the Program in Visual Impairments at San Francisco State University. She has worked with students of all ages with visual impairments and additional disabilities including deafblindness. Her research focuses on enhancing TVIs’ proficiency with access technology, social media for ongoing professional development, and innovations in multimedia accessibility. Ting’s mission is to align technology initiatives with universal design and empower learners with equitable access to information.