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Atomic Hosts Free Accessibility Workshop for Educators

Atomic Learning has launched a free online workshop for educators focused on legal and technical requirements for providing accessible learning materials to students.

The workshop, "Accessibility: It Is Important," developed in support of National Disability Awareness Month focuses on the basics of accessibility and the use of accessible learning materials.

Topic to be covered include:

  • How to check materials for accessibility;
  • How to create accessible materials, including presentations and online materials;
  • How to caption movies;
  • Understanding different disabilities; and
  • Legal and ethical requirements for accessible learning materials.

The workshop is fee through Dec. 15. Additional details can be found on Atomic Learning's site.

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