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CSUN 2017 Conference Presentation Materials

Below is a list of downloadable materials from the 2017 CSUN conference presented by Pearson's Accessibility for School Assessment group. If you have any questions about any of these presentations, please email us.


Accessibility vs. Security: Considerations for Online Content

Many web applications have stringent security requirements to protect personal information. Providing access (through assistive technology) within secure applications requires a careful balancing act.

Presenters: Clare Rose, Chelsea Seeley, Dan Brown, Kylie Pentecost, Sam Dooley

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The WAI to Web Accessibility: Education & Outreach Update 2017

Learn how to get the most from new and updated web accessibility educational resources. And learn how you can directly help advance web accessibility.

Presenters: Brent Bakken, Shawn Henry, Eric Eggert, Sharron Rush

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Advancing Accessibility Needs of Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Individuals

An open discussion on the evolution of accessibility needs for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals and how needs change when moving from K-12 to postsecondary education.

Presenters: Julie Grisham, Sandy Watson, Levon Spradlin, Anthony Fernando, Corey Fauble

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Designing an Accessible Online Testing Platform for All Students

Online testing environments for ELA and mathematics tests will be discussed, with a focus on usability testing with students with visual and learning disabilities.

Presenters: Shari Butler, Steve Noble, Cricket Bidleman, Su Park

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Pushing the Accessibility Needle in K-12

Gain the skills and techniques necessary to impact change so that equally effective access to the curriculum becomes a part of the K-12 school culture.

Presenters: Jan McSorley, Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Anne Taylor, Shari Butler, Sharron Rush

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