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Accessibility for Manitobans Act: Info and Communication Tips

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WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface)

219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor, National Bank Room | 2e étage, Salle Banque Nationale

Winnipeg, R2H 0G4

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Presenter: Lisa Snider

In this seminar, we will explore the basics of how to start preparing digital materials, such as websites, documents, audio and video, for the Information and Communications Standard of the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA). The seminar will include basic information on why accessibility is important, what the Information and Communications Standard may include and the different software programs and applications people may use to access your digital materials.

The seminar will also include major accessibility concepts that can be applied to digital materials, and practical tips on how to make your digital materials more accessible for people with visual, hearing, physical, cognitive, learning, neurological and/or multiple disabilities.

NOTE: Please feel free to bring a snack or brown bag lunch to make the most of this session.

Attendee will learn the following:

1. Explore the ways people can access your digital materials through different software programs and applications
2. Key accessibility concepts that can be applied to all digital materials
3. Identify basic practical tips on how to make your digital materials accessible for people with different disabilities

Lisa Snider is the Senior Consultant and Owner of Access Changes Everything. She has over 18 years of experience working with digital accessibility in different contexts. Lisa’s passion in life is to educate others on how to make digital materials, such as websites, documents, audio, video, social media, electronic signage and apps, accessible for everyone.

This seminar is available for remote participants via webinar (i.e. attend from your computer, tablet or smartphone). Please choose “Online” at registration. The day before the event, we will send you an email with the link to join the seminar online.

Online registration will close the day prior to the event. Past this deadline, please call 204-984-2272 to make arrangements to attend the seminar.

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WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface)

219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor, National Bank Room | 2e étage, Salle Banque Nationale

Winnipeg, R2H 0G4

Canada

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