Monthly Archives: April 2013

April 2013 Accessible Technology Bulletin

Posted by Matt on April 16, 2013
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The free quarterly bulletin from ADA great lakes is out. Here are  some highlights:

2013 Accessible Technology Webinar Series
ADA_AudioThe Great Lakes ADA Center and the Pacific ADA Center, members of the ADA National Network sponsor the 2013 Accessible Technology webinar series. The next session is scheduled for May 23, 2013 at 1pm Central Standard time. The topic is Accessibility with WordPress with speaker Joseph Dolson.
More on the Series >>>

Save the Date

Charting the C’s Cross Categorical Conference
April 20-23, 2013 Alexandria, MN

WCAG Do Screen Readers Take Full Advantage?
May 2, 2013 Online

Accessible, Interactive Documents
April 23 – May 4, 2013 Online

Web Accessibility Training
May 21 – 22, 2013 Logan, UT

RESNA International Conference
June 22 – 24, 2013 Seattle, WA

New Accessibility Features in Adobe Acrobat XI
While the accessibility of PDFs is still being debated, there have been improvements made in Acrobat XI, the newest version of Acrobat Professional. Acrobat XI includes several new and improved features that make it much easier to create accessible PDF files. More on Acrobat XI >>>

Read the complete bulletin: http://www.adagreatlakes.org/Publications/ATBulletin/

Revised “The Americans with Disabilities Act Questions and Answers” Booklet

Posted by Matt on April 04, 2013
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The ADA National Network is pleased to announce the availability of a resource known as “TheAmericans with Disabilities Act Questions and Answers booklet”.   This document is designed to provide answers to some of the most often asked questions about the ADA.  Produced collaboratively by the 10 regional members of the ADA National Network, the information in this booklet has been adapted from “The Americans with Disabilities Act Questions and Answers” document produced by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, October 2008 version.   It is available on-line in HTML format with an option to download/print a PDF version at:  www.adata.org