eNews · February 2017

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Thursday, March 16, 2pm-3pm ET WEBINAR

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Accessible, reliable transportation is one of the most critical factors affecting employment for people with disabilities. Join Malcom Glenn to hear about the steps Uber has taken to make their products more accessible for both their employees and users. 

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Tuesday, March 21, 2pm-3pm ET TWITTER CHAT

Today, many industries are actively recruiting people with autism and other neurological disabilities into their workforces, particularly in fields such as accounting, engineering, and information technology. Join Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) Executive Director Julia Bascom and Hacking Autism President Tara Roehl to discuss the specific ways employers can leverage accessible technology to meet the needs of neurodiverse individuals—and also maximize the productivity of all employees. You can join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #PEATTalks.

Thursday, March 23, 2pm-3pm ET WEBINAR

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Join AccessibilityOz CEO​ Gian Wild to explore best practices for using PDFs. We'll cover the accessibility challenges related to PDFs, and how to handle issues such as an existing archive of untagged PDFs on a website.

In Focus

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Headed to CSUN 2017? Marcy Sutton of Deque Systems invites developers and non-developers alike to help make workplace technology products more accessible to people with disabilities by joining the aXe Hackathon.

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AccessibilityOz CEO Gian Wild explains why making your videos accessible also boosts user engagement generally.