Wednesday, February 28, 2018
2:00PM – 3:00PM ET
Jason Carroll, Global Product Manager, Texthelp; Madeleine Rothberg, Senior Subject Matter Expert, National Center for Accessible Media; Steve Nordmark, TA Specialist, CAST's AEM Center
Education Technology Industry - Developers and others at companies interested in learning more about accessibility and proactively designing products for ALL learners.
All students benefit when products are proactively and intentionally designed from the onset to be accessible and address learner variability. From test questions to web design to real-time captioning, ed tech companies need to understand the whys and hows of creating accessible educational content and software. This session will cover what early stage, growth and late stage ed tech companies should know about available resources, technical standards and legal requirements for making accessible products.