Accessible Communications Webinar



Accessible Communications Webinar

A two-part series with ADN and Anabaptist Communicators, Sept 9 and 28

Anabaptist Disabilities Network partnered with Anabaptist Communicators to bring you a free two-part webinar series on Accessible Communications, hosted by Katie Smith. 

Part 1: Accessible Print Communications

Thursday, Sept. 8, 12–1 p.m. EDT

How can we design faith-based print communications to provide meaningful access and create an inclusive experience for individuals with disabilities — both within and beyond congregational settings? We’ll cover telling the difference between decorative and meaningful images, determining correct color contrast, and engaging in best practices related to language and the disabled body.

Video now available for Part 1: Accessible Print Communications

Part 2: Accessible Digital Communications

Thursday, Sept. 29, 12–1 p.m. EDT

How can we craft digital communications to provide access for individuals who are blind, low vision, or Deaf/Hard of Hearing (D/HOH)? We’ll cover how to analyze the different access needs of people who are blind or D/HOH; how to prepare an accessible digital document; and how to determine the necessary resources for providing digital access.

Video now available for Part 2: Accessible Digital Communications

About the presenter
Our presenter for both webinars is Katie Smith, a field associate for Anabaptist Disabilities Network and a member of Central Church of the Brethren in Roanoke, Virginia. She serves as an Access Specialist at Radford University, a public institution of higher education nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Previously, Katie worked at the University of North Carolina, Asheville. She is also a person with Cerebral Palsy, a physical disability that affects motor skills.

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