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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 2022 Training Events

  • Tuesday Quick Talks with Jackie Servello

    • Every Tuesday in September and October, the ATI’s new Assistive Technology Specialist, Jackie Servello, will be hosting 30-minute quick talk sessions highlighting useful assistive technology features/tools to assist you with accessing your instructional resources.
      Select the link(s) below to register for the session:
      • Sept. 13, 12:30pm – 1:00pm (What is Blackboard Ally?) – Register
      • Sept. 20, 12:30pm – 1:00pm (Using the Glean Skills Portal) – Register
      • Sept. 27, 12:30pm – 1:00pm (Reading on-the-go with Natural Reader) – Register
      • Oct. 4, 12:30pm – 1:00pm (Scanning/Converting documents with Texthelp Read&Write) – Register
      • Oct. 11, 12:30pm – 1:00pm (Livescibe’s Echo 2 Smartpen – Quick Overview) – Register
      • Oct. 18, 12:30pm – 1:00pm (Getting Started with Snap&Read – Quick Overview) – Register
      • Oct. 25, 12:30pm – 1:00pm (Organization tips/tricks with Microsoft OneNote) –Register

  • Creating Accessible Documents Workshops

  • Accessible Web Design Workshops

    • We are in the process of creating a Web Accessibility Group (WAG) on MS Teams where training and collaboration information will be posted. More details will be provided in the weeks ahead. In the interim, 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.