Accessibility: Designing Access for All Learners – a SUNY FACT2 Symposium

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DATE/TIME: November 6th, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00 pm

LOCATION: SUNY Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, NY

The SUNY Faculty Advisory Council on Teaching and Technology (FACT2) is pleased to offer this one-day Symposium on Accessibility in Higher Education. Symposium presenters will address a broad range of accessibility topics that include the student experience and how assistive technology supports students in achieving their goals, guidance for a proactive approach to accessibility through Universal Design for Learning, and an administrative overview of how campuses can comply with accessibility laws and regulations.

Sessions and speakers include:

  • My Journey through Darkness: Kim Russell, Student Speaker
  • Universal Design for Learning: Applications for Higher Education: Dr. Whitney Rapp, author of Universal Design for Learning in Action: 100 Ways to Teach All Learners
  • Lunch/Assistive Technology Showcase – Talk with the Experts
  • Temple University’s Accessible Technology Initiative – Setting a Foundation, Addressing Challenges, and Looking Forward: Temple University Panel Presentation
  • SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG) Panel – Campus Accessibility Projects

Cost is just $40.00 (includes morning beverages and lunch).  Deadline to register is October 28, 2015. 

For more information and to register visit the Symposium Registration page today!

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