Upcoming Events

Tech Hour

Please join us for an informal gathering to discuss and demonstrate assistive technology on the third Tuesday of each month at 11:00 AM. An AT Specialist will be available during the 1-hour session to share information, answer your questions, and more. Meetings will be held on Zoom with captioning provided. RSVP to receive a link to connect with us live the day of the event

October 19th – Everyday Independence
If cooking, eating, dressing, hobbies, keeping track of medication, or your to-do list are difficult to do independently, there are many assistive technology options available to make things possible or easier. Join us to get an idea of what’s available or ask a question about a tool you currently have. 

November 16th – Ag Chat
Anyone can experience a disability or injury that makes daily activities in their agriculture career difficult. Are you a farmer, rancher, logger, or fisher who has questions about choosing, modifying, or finding funding for equipment? Join us to chat and demonstrate items that could benefit you or a loved one.

On-Demand Webinars

Now that you’ve learned how to create an accessible source document in Microsoft Word or Powerpoint join us for the next step in our ICT series. We will present on how to add accessibility information in Adobe Acrobat to make your PDF file even more accessible than the original Microsoft file.

Recorded April 23, 2021

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This presentation is similar to the previous Google Slides Accessibility, but with additional unique information and techniques for making the most of Microsoft PowerPoint, including how to utilize the Accessibility Checker. 

Rerecorded April 28, 2021

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This presentation is similar to the previous Google Doc Accessibility, but with additional unique information and techniques for making the most of Microsoft Word, including how to utilize the Accessibility Checker. 

Recorded April 21, 2021

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Making certain documents and presentations are accessible is vital to ensuring access to all. In some cases, assistive technology is a tool used by individuals to decipher materials. Learn how to develop and deliver accessible Google Documents and Slides in addition to potential limitations.

Recorded April 20, 2021

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When composing posts, responding to messages, or sharing graphics or videos, there are accessibility options to consider in order to make your social posts impactful and accessible. Ensuring that your social media is accessible can help you to increase your audience and have a meaningful impact on your community. 

Recorded April 19, 2021

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Learn about akCanConnect, an ATLA program providing distance communication equipment and services to Alaskans who have vision and hearing loss. The first half of the webinar we will explore the equipment options available followed by a deep dive into how to qualify.

Recorded on May 14, 2020

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Are you providing the most accessible webinar experience for your attendee(s)? Find out by attending this webinar and explore best practices for accessible Zoom webinars.
 
Recorded on April 22, 2020. 
 

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Recorded on April 22, 2020.

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Explore solutions for patients to communicate via distance and in-person more independently. In this webinar, providers will gain knowledge on AT solutions available to deliver distance services and best practices for an accessible experience.

Recorded on Thursday, April 16, 2020.

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Most Alaskans have recently experienced a dramatic change in their working and learning environments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will offer resources and solutions to help AT users and anyone that supports the transition to learning and working digitally in a remote environment. Recorded on Thursday, April 9, 2020.

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