Digital Accessibility and Inclusion

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Technical Workshop 2: Live/Streamed Program Accessibility
April 22, 2021 | 11:00am PT, 2:00pm ET
Intermediate Level
Presenters: Sina Bahram, 
Ana Chiaretta Lavatelli, and Corey Timpson; Prime Access Consulting

Description: The second workshop in the Digital Accessibility and Inclusion module will focus on the ways that small museums can ensure that live-streamed and video programming are accessible to and inclusive of individuals of all abilities. Instructors will address the pros and cons of different video platforms and how to incorporate live captioning, American Sign Language (ASL), image descriptions, and other services.  

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Sina Bahram 
President, Prime Access Consulting
(He/His)

Sina Bahram is the founder of the inclusive design firm Prime Access Consulting (PAC). He is multi-talented, working as an accessibility consultant, computer scientist, researcher, speaker, and entrepreneur.

 

 

Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli 
Principle, Corey Timpson Design
(She/Her)

Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli, the owner behind Solid Pink Productions, has been working in moving image for over 20 years as an artist, director, and producer.

 

 

Corey Timpson 
Principle, Corey Timpson Design
(He/His)

Corey Timpson is the founder of Corey Timpson Design. He is also an active collaborator and thought leader in the experience design and inclusive museum discourses within the cultural sector.

 

 

Sessions and Workshops in this Module:

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Session 1

Digital Accessibility and Inclusion: Get Inspired

Beginner Level: This introductory session will bring together staff of small museums to share their approach to ensuring that their digital projects are accessible and inclusive of people with disabilities.

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TEch Workshop 1

Intro to Digital Accessibility and Inclusion

Beginner Level: The first workshop in the Digital Accessibility and Inclusion module will be an introduction to best practices for a wide range of digital projects including web and social media.

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TEch Workshop 2

Live/Streamed Program Accessibility

Intermediate Level: The second workshop in the Digital Accessibility and Inclusion module will focus on the ways that small museums can ensure that live-streamed and video programming are accessible to and inclusive of individuals of all abilities. 

Tech Workshop 3

Accessibility in Digital Collections

Advanced Level: The final workshop in the Digital Accessibility and Inclusion module will focus on digital collections. From the time an object is acquired, cataloged, entered in the database, to when and how it is published online