Past Webinars

Web Accessibility: Best Practices

David Best, Accessibility IT Specialist for Business and Education Services in Technology (BEST Consulting), discussed web accessibility best practices during a T-Base-hosted Q&A-style webinar. Web accessibility is a hot topic today, and it’s more important than ever as consumers go online to communicate with their service providers. In this presentation, you’ll find the information you need to communicate more effectively online with customers who are blind or have low vision.

Effective AODA Compliant Communications

Our T-Base hosted Q&A-style webinar discusses with Sarah White, Director of Accessibility Education & Consulting at People Access, a division of Excellence Canada, the obligations businesses in Ontario have to provide effective communication under AODA so that your customers who are blind or have low vision can participate fully in the programs and services you offer.

Effective ADA Compliant Communications

Julia Sain, Director of Disability Rights & Resources, took part in a T-Base-hosted interactive, Q&A-style webinar, discussing the obligations businesses have under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Regardless of your industry—financial services, healthcare, telecommunications or other—if you’re communicating with customers in the U.S., this presentation is one to check out. A key takeaway from the webinar: equally effective communication means the information you share with people who have disabilities is just as effective as the information you share with people who do not have disabilities.

Support The Braille Challenge - Become a Regional Site

T-Base is proud to support The Braille Institute and The Braille Challenge, a North American contest for students that includes reading comprehension, braille speed and accuracy, proofreading, spelling, and reading tactile charts and graphs. In this webinar, you learned how you can open more opportunities for children to participate in local competitions for a chance to compete in the finals hosted in Los Angeles, California. You heard from an experienced regional host, Sheila Jamieson from the Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority, as well as the organizers of The Braille Challenge.

More Choice with AccessOne: Accessible Paperless Statements

AccessOne is the most comprehensive accessible PDF document you will find on the market. With T-Base's AccessOne, you can offer your blind, low vision or print disabled customers who manage transactions online the widest range of choices of access method through a unique, single document type. AccessOne gives you a better accessible statement option that attracts your customers to move online as they can enjoy more timely access, and can choose from the widest range of access methods available in the market.

Accessible Website Testing: How to Achieve Compliance

Offering online communications that are truly accessible is of tremendous importance for organizations striving to communicate with their blind, low vision and print disabled customers. This Webinar outlines a detailed understanding on how to make your online content more accessible. Specifically learning why testing for web accessibility is important, how your company benefits from this testing and web accessibility testing options along with much more.

MathML: Accessible Learning Made Easy

MathML is a purpose built mark-up language intended to simplify the presentation and use of mathematical and scientific content on the web, to benefit your students and significantly improving accessibility and intelligibility for blind and low vision students. T-Base's MathML expert, Andy Keyworth, explained how this format is best utilized and produced, answering your questions about MathML.

Listen to MathML:

Inaccessible MathML Demo Recording

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Accessible MathML Demo Recording

Image of an accessible MathML formula

How to Make Government Communications Accessible

Although some government programs and services are offered more widely and made to be readily available to meet the diverse needs of the public, many are not. Providing information in a non-accessible form is not compliant with accessibility and human rights legislation, yet can be easily remedied. Learn how government communications can be easily created to be fully accessible and usable by everyone.

Going Digital with DAISY

DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) is quickly becoming a new standard for blind and partially sighted students who require print in audio, surpassing older, less accessible formats such as Audio Cassettes, CDs and MP3s.

T-Base’s DAISY expert, Andrew Tweedy, explained in this webinar how DAISY audio textbooks integrate both text and audio into one extremely versatile format, allowing students to listen to material without the limitations of a standard audio book.

Understanding AODA's Information & Communications Standard

The Accessibility Standard for Information and Communications help Ontario businesses and organizations make their information accessible for people with disabilities. All sectors are required to make information accessible to people with disabilities, upon request. Understanding AODA's Information & Communications Standard was presented by Donna Herrington, AODA compliance specialist, explained the deadlines and requirements of the standard for public sector organizations (hospitals, municipalities, colleges and universities), private and non-profit organizations.

Hybrid: Enhancing the Learning Experience

Customized hybrid textbooks offer a combination of braille and electronic formats to meet the unique learning styles of each and every one of your blind, low vision and print disabled students. Resident expert, Aquinis Pather, explained T-Base's new approach to learning, primed for student sucess, that supports the flexability and portability to adapt to each students' unique learning style.