ATD Regional webinar:“Inclusion Mindset – Designing Accessible Learning Programs”

  • February 23, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Virtual

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The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ATD is proud to participate in the ATD Regional Webinar Series. This collaboration of 6 ATD chapters (including Eastern PA, Greater Philadelphia, Mid NJ, Northern NJ, Long Island & New York City) is bringing together the best of our networks to provide world class presenters and content.  We look forward to sharing these webinars with you throughout 2021.

The session explores how to design and evaluate current programs for accessibility and compliance. It provides tools to tackle the challenge of creating accessible content that engages learners with various access needs due to disability and medical conditions to optimize the learning process. We examine high level options for to assess learning, testing systems, program implementation and final integration into an LMS.

Tools and checklists to establish a plan of action to complete a comprehensive review process are provided.

This is a highly interactive program; participants will explore the big picture aspects of creating an accessible learning program and Section 508 compliance strategies. All four types of access needs are identified and modeled during the session, we demonstrate access to learning for participants with auditory, visual, physical, and cognitive needs.

Key Take-aways:

  • Identify the four types of learning access needs and the law requiring access

  •  Integrate inclusive ideas and methodologies to design accessible learning materials

  • Utilize checklists and tools to assess current program compliance.

Speaker's bio: 

Dr. Maureen Orey, CPTD, is an expert in designing, developing and delivering engaging and accessible learning solutions. Her mission is simple. To help organizations develop a positive and inclusive culture of strong and resilient leaders & employees.

She has over 30 years working with corporations and associations to help them build the capacity of resilience through custom consulting, instructional design, training and facilitation. She has a strong background in developing quality leaders, who improve communication, create inclusive environments and implement solid processes to get measurable results. Over the years she has been instrumental in helping thought leaders become better than they thought they could be.



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