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Wednesday, April 18 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Digital inclusion for people with disabilities LIMITED

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Providing assistance to people with disabilities requires knowledge of accessibility hardware and software in addition to training strategies. What resources are available to support increasing digital access for people with disabilities?

Melissa Helquist: Providing Expert Accessibility When You Are Not an Expert
Melanie Hogan: Systemic Barriers to Assistive Technology
Gary Knight: Adaptive Technology Training  for the Blind With Employment in MInd
Aamer Khan: Accessible Design: A Good Idea
Thomas McKeithan: Strategies at United Health Group to implement accessibility policies

Moderators
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Mary Ann Van Cura

Librarian, Digital Inclusion Advocate, Educational Marketer; Co-founding member, Technology Literacy Collaborative, Minneapolis, MN; Volunteer, National Digital Inclusion Alliance

Speakers
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Melissa Helquist

Director, SLCC Community Writing Center
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Melanie Hogan

Executive Director, Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP)
Melanie is the Executive Director of Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP), a Center for Independent Living, in Cleveland, Ohio. Melanie has been with the organization, which serves individuals with disabilities in six Ohio counties, for 23 years. Previous positions... Read More →
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Thomas Lee McKeithan II

Sr. Software Engineer/Digital Accessibility Engineer, Optum/United Health Group
Thomas Lee McKeithan II is a native of Washington, DC holding a BA in interdisciplinary studies (Communications, Legal Institutions and Government) from American University and is current pursuing a Masters of Science in Project Management from Walden University. He has been reco... Read More →
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Aamer Khan

Senior Project Analyst, CNIB-Canadian National Institute for the Blind
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Gary Knight

Executive Director, San Diego Futures Foundation
I have over 25 years of executive management experience in the healthcare and non-profit sectors. The last 5 years I have been dedicated to improving lives through technology at the San Diego Futures Foundation where I first served on the Board of Directors for over 6 years befo... Read More →



Wednesday April 18, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
HIMSS B, 4th Floor 1 St Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA