Webinar: Physical Environment/Ergonomics

As we know from our everyday experience, the environments, products and services we use at home, work and in our community are not always designed to suit all people.  As COVID-19 has disrupted most of the world’s workplace environments, it's important that we pay attention to our home work physical environment.  Participants will gain knowledge about principles of universal design and practical strategies to make [...]

2023-11-15T19:29:06+00:00Published: March 8th, 2021|Tags: |

Webinar: Making Virtual Meetings Accessible

When planning a virtual event, following accessibility best practices helps ensure that everyone can participate equally in the meeting.  Participants will gain knowledge around best practices (that apply to ALL virtual meeting platforms) for conducting effective and inclusive remote meetings, from speaker guidelines to captioning logistics. Live Webinar Date:  Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. [...]

2023-11-15T19:08:21+00:00Published: April 22nd, 2020|Tags: |

IAAP & PEAT Free Webinar Series: Accessible Remote Working Environments

In response to the rapid demand for telework, the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT), the Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs (G3ict) and the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), a division of G3ict, are offering a series of free webinars as resources to support remote working accessible environments. […]

2022-03-24T15:39:07+00:00Published: April 6th, 2020|Tags: |

PEAT Talks Recap: Facebook and the Accessible Workplace

Facebook is one of the most widely used social media platforms in the world; it now has more than one billion daily users and more than two billion monthly users. Usage of Facebook has also grown from a way for people to connect with each other socially to utility as a professional networking and workplace productivity [...]

2023-11-01T20:33:13+00:00Published: July 6th, 2018|Tags: |

PEAT Talks Transcript: Facebook and the Accessible Workplace

Introduction Hello, and welcome to PEAT Talks, the virtual speaker series from the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology. PEAT Talks showcases various organizations and individuals whose work and innovations are advancing accessible technology in the workplace. My name is Corinne Weible. I’m the Deputy Project Director for PEAT, and I’ll be hosting today’s talk. Before [...]

2023-11-01T20:17:39+00:00Published: June 25th, 2018|Tags: |

PEAT Talks Recap: Emerging Workplace Technologies and Vision Loss

Next time you’re out and about, take a moment to notice how many people around you are wearing technology-enabled accessories. While not yet ubiquitous, wearable technology is making its way into our lives as an everyday part of our wardrobes−and for people with vision loss, such emerging technologies are providing unprecedented access to information about the [...]

2023-11-01T20:13:00+00:00Published: March 6th, 2018|Tags: |