CAN Webinars & Access Thursday Archives
2024 Recorded Archives
Accessibility for Arts Programs at a University
February 1, 2024
This session is designed for those who run and work in arts programs within a university setting. When planning and implementing programs and policies, what steps towards accessibility can you develop and specifically for your arts programming? How can you be an accessibility advocate for the entire university campus?
What is Alt Text & How To Incorporate it on Your Website and in Your Social Media Posts
January 4, 2024
Familiarize yourself with the importance of alt text to help serve your Blind/low vision patrons. Tips on how to include alt text with your website and social media posts. Learn how those who are Blind/low vision rely on screen readers when visiting websites and using social media outlets.
2023 Recorded Archives
Best Practices on Target Marketing & Websites to Promote Your Accessible Policies & Programs
December 7, 2023
Communicating with the constituency you are looking to serve is essential as you build your audience and awareness of your organization’s access services and policies. Learn tips on how to market your programs and services, and the importance of having an accessible website and the information that needs to be highlighted on your website.
ADA Planning Session
October 11, 2023
ADA Plans are a requirement for all organizations receiving funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State. In addition, a majority of the state’s County Cultural and Heritage Commissions require a plan from their grantees. ADA Plans for FY24 are due on January 15, 2024.
Customer Service: Creating a Welcoming Environment
January 5, 2023
To ensure that all patrons/visitors with disabilities feel welcomed at your organization and cultural event, organizations need to provide educational opportunities and tools for staff and volunteers. This session will provide strategies on how organizations can provide a more inclusive experience for all its patrons/visitors with disabilities.
February 2, 2023
Not all disabilities are visible or apparent. People with non-apparent disabilities are a growing population. especially as the COVID pandemic continues. As access needs are being re-evaluated to accommodate disabilities, those with invisible disabilities are often unacknowledged. Learn how invisibility is both a privilege and a problem and what organizations can do to welcome this very large segment of the population.
Creating a Sensory Experience for Those Who are Blind/Low Vision
March 2, 2023
ALD Systems Training with Mark Annunziato of Sound Associates
March 27, 2023
Don’t miss this learning session with Mark Annunziato of Sound Associates where you will learn how to use the listening enhancement devices, how to connect the devices to your sound systems, and general usage knowledge.