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Handling an OCR (Office for Civil Rights) Complaint

Category: Web Accessibility
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Time: 10am - 11am
Details: Patty Hector, director of the Saline County Library, discussed their experience working with the Office for Civil Rights (part of the Department of Education) to resolve a complaint regarding the accessibility of library's website and online programs. We touched on elements of web accessibility, but primarily focused on what happens during an investigation and how OCR works with you to resolve the complaint.
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Getting to Know Assistive and Adaptive Technology

Category: Assistive Technology
Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Time: 3pm-4pm
Details: Get an overview of free assistive technologies, and programs that are already built into your computers. This session was originally presented at the 2021 ArLA Annual Conference

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Introduction to Social Media Accessibility

Category: Web Accessibility
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Time: 10am-11am
Details: Webinar hosted by Melanie Thornton, Coordinator of Access and Equity Outreach at Partners for Inclusive Communities, a program of the University of Arkansas. Melanie will provide tips and tools for creating an accessible social media presence.

Key Points:
  • What is digital accessibility and how does it relates to social media?
  • What are general best practices regarding accessibility of social media?
  • How do create accessible posts on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook?
  • What is included in good alt text?
  • What about social media management tools and accessibility?

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