Top Ten Tips for Everyday Digital Access

  • 18 Nov 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (CST)
  • Zoom

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Top Ten Tips for Everyday Digital Access

Melanie Thornton, Coordinator for Access and Equity Outreach at University of Arkansas Partners for Inclusive Communities, offers a wealth of practical knowledge and strategies for making your communications and your museums more widely accessible.

Going digital can mean being more accessible, but only if we take time to learn a few simple techniques and strategies. Come to this session to learn the top ten things you can do to create a more accessible digital world! Bring your laptop along and you can follow along to practice these techniques.

Because of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of digital access.
  • State the importance of digital access
  • Identify ways to integrate digital accessibility into their everyday lives
  • Create more accessible documents, PowerPoint presentations, social media posts and emails
Melanie Thornton is the Coordinator of Access and Equity Outreach at the University of Arkansas Partners for Inclusive Communities. In this position, she provides professional development and technical assistance on topics related to disability, diversity, digital access, leadership, and design. Previously, she worked at the Disability Resource Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where she served as the Associate Director and as the Director of Project PACE. In the capacity of Director of Project PACE, led the campus community in increasing capacity related to web accessibility and inclusive curricular design. Melanie has presented at state, national and international conferences on topics related to disability and access and has worked as an independent consultant in a variety of capacities for over 10 years.



Arkansas Museums Association
P. O. Box 3292
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203

arkansasmuseums@gmail.com



          


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