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December 9th, 2010
"Web Accessibility for Employers"

Did you know that your company's website may present barriers to, and unintentionally prevent people with disabilities to apply for jobs or purchase your company's services or goods? This webinar is designed to provide employers with the basic information and guidance regarding web accessibility for people with disabilities to assist you in identifying and addressing potential problems. Accessible web content opens your customer markets and workplace to people with disabilities. Beyond expanding your web site to this audience, web accessibility may also be a legal requirement. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act provides technical web accessibility requirements for federal procurement. The Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws provide guidance about discrimination in web sites. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) provide more extensive guidance for web accessibility. This webinar will present an overview of web accessibility and accessibility laws, guidelines, and principles. It will serve as a primer for employers on the requirements and principles of web accessibility.

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  • May 22nd, 2008 ILRU Network presentation
    "National Disability Statistics for Disability Advocacy"

    The purpose of this 90-minute webinar will be to provide an overview of select national surveys used to generate key disability statistics, and discuss and illustrate their relevance for centers for independent living and state disability public policy advocates. As a result of this session, participants will understand the availability and quality of existing data sources and will learn how to use the data to enhance grant and funding application preparation as well as target outreach to unserved and lesser-served communities in their states. The webinar will be captioned for the hearing impaired.