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*'''April 23, 2019. READING EPUB WITH DYSLEXIA AND LEARNING DISABILITIES. [https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GWuhyzlcR8i_pcgE6X8ecQ  Click here to register.]'''
 
*'''April 23, 2019. READING EPUB WITH DYSLEXIA AND LEARNING DISABILITIES. [https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GWuhyzlcR8i_pcgE6X8ecQ  Click here to register.]'''
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*[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1iQXCDqrNdK5Awflx1GsYHeTdytwe39T_ Download the PPT slide deck here.]
 
**This webinar will review some common EPUB reading systems and explore what they offer for learners with dyslexia and learning disabilities. The apps will be relevant whether the EPUBs come from AccessText Network, Bookshare, your library system or from the publisher.
 
**This webinar will review some common EPUB reading systems and explore what they offer for learners with dyslexia and learning disabilities. The apps will be relevant whether the EPUBs come from AccessText Network, Bookshare, your library system or from the publisher.
 
**Presenter: Joseph Polizzotto, Alternate Media Supervisor at University of California, Berkeley
 
**Presenter: Joseph Polizzotto, Alternate Media Supervisor at University of California, Berkeley

Revision as of 16:16, 19 April 2019

RESOURCES

SCHEDULE (subject to change)

  • April 16, 2019. EPUB 101. Registration Complete. 443 registered.
  • Watch the recording of the webinar here.
  • Download the PPT slide deck here.
    • EPUB has become a common file format for academic publications. This introductory webinar is intended to help library, faculty and DSO colleagues get up to speed with this publishing standard and its built-in accessibility features.
    • Presenters: Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY
  • April 23, 2019. READING EPUB WITH DYSLEXIA AND LEARNING DISABILITIES. Click here to register.
  • Download the PPT slide deck here.
    • This webinar will review some common EPUB reading systems and explore what they offer for learners with dyslexia and learning disabilities. The apps will be relevant whether the EPUBs come from AccessText Network, Bookshare, your library system or from the publisher.
    • Presenter: Joseph Polizzotto, Alternate Media Supervisor at University of California, Berkeley
  • April 30, 2019. READING EPUB WITH A SCREENREADER. Click here to register.
    • Presenters: Amy Salmon, MEd, Senior Accessibility Consultant, Tech for All; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY
  • May 7, 2019. READING EPUB WITH LOW VISION. Click here to register.
    • This webinar will review the common EPUB reading apps that offer great experiences for learners with low vision. The apps will be relevant whether the EPUBs come from AccessText Network, Bookshare, your library system or from the publisher.
    • Presenters: Robin Spinks, Principal Manager, Digital Accessibility at Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB); Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY
  • The week of May 13 - TBD
  • May 28, 2019. REDSHELF DEMO AND ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES. Registration link will be posted shortly.
  • June 4, 2019. DISCOVERING ACCESSIBLE TITLES. Click here to register.
    • Presenters: Charles LaPierre, Technical Lead, DIAGRAM and Born Accessible, Benetech; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY
  • June 11, 2019. ADDING ACCESSIBILITY ENHANCEMENTS TO EPUB FILES. Click here to register.
    • Presenters: Rachel Comerford, Senior Director of Content Standards and Accessibility at Macmillan Learning; Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY