Upcoming Workshops

Have questions? Contact the ATI:

Assistive Technology Initiative
MS: 6A11
Voice: 703-993-4329
Fax: 703-993-4743
ati@gmu.edu

The Assistive Technology Initiative provides training to members of the Mason community on the latest trends in assistive technology, document remediation, audio/video accessibility, and web accessibility. See below to register for upcoming trainings and to learn about some of our ongoing training cohorts/initiatives:

Fall 2024 Training Events

Digital Access Workshops   

Join us to learn more about creating accessible digital experiences for members of the Mason community. Please join us for these upcoming sessions:
  • Document Accessibility 101 (Word & PowerPoint), TBD
    • Description: This session will highlight different tips and strategies for creating accessible Word and PowerPoint documents.
  • PDF Accessibility 101 (using Acrobat Pro DC), TBD
    • Description: This session will highlight different tips and strategies for both creating accessible PDF documents (from Word & PowerPoint) and fixing inaccessible PDFs .
  • Making your Zoom and Microsoft Teams meetings more accessible and inclusive – Feb. 22nd (12:00pm-1:00pm), TBD
    • Description: This session will highlight different tips and strategies for ensuring your Teams and Zoom sessions are accessible to members of the Mason community.

AT Quick Talks 

Every Tuesday during the Fall 2024 semester, ATI staff will be hosting 30-minute quick talk sessions from 12:30pm-1:00pm highlighting useful assistive technology features/tools to assist you with accessing your instructional resources.

Please contact the ATI if you have specific questions.

Accessible Web Design Workshops

Web accessibility trainings will be advertised and conducted on the Mason Web Accessibility Collaborative Teams Channel opens a new window. Please visit the channel to learn more about upcoming sessions.

Please contact Kristine NeuberIT Accessibility Coordinator, if you have specific questions.

Self-Guided Digital Accessibility Courses

The ATI offers self-paced, web-based digital accessibility training courses to assist members of the Mason community with learning how to create accessible documents and websites. To learn more about these offerings, visit the Document Accessibility Fundamentals course and Trusted Tester for Web Fundamentals course links.