October is Disability Pride and Heritage Month
October 21st | 4PM-7PM MST
Crip Camp with Judy Heumann
Zoom event – Registration is required
Join the screening of the award-winning Netflix documentary, Crip Camp, followed by a conversation with the renowned disability rights advocate Judy Heumann, who is featured in this film. Crip Camp chronicles the disability rights movement beginning with a summer at Camp Jened, a “loose, free-spirited camp designed for teens with disabilities.”
The Virtual Accessibility Scavenger Hunt
Virtual Scavenger Hunt – Website being developed, come back soon!
Join CDAD and NAU4All for our inaugural virtual accessibility scavenger hunt. Complete each task to find the clues for your chance to learn about accessibility in our virtual environment and enter to win prizes along the way. nau.edu/virtualscavengerhunt
October 28th | 4PM MST
A Conversation on Disability
Everything you wanted to know about disability, but were too afraid to ask! Join Professor Matthew Wangeman and John McDermott as they host a dialogue about disability that values openness, honesty, and guests who come ready to learn!
REGISTER to receive a confirmation email with a unique link for your participation.
October 16th – 30th
Accessibility in Design Workshop Series
Workshops will be held virtually Fridays from 1:30-2:30 beginning October 16th Zoom meeting ID 87554661045 password Design
October 16th Accessibility in WordPress Workshop
Join Rye Heidinger from the NAU WordPress team and Lauren Copeland-Glenn from the Center for University Access and Inclusion as they discuss two important features in WordPress to ensure your websites are compliant and ready for people who use assistive technology, including screen reading software. In this interactive workshop we will show you how to create and add appropriate alt text to images and explore how to properly use meaningful text for hyperlinks.
October 23rd Alt text, closed captions and emojis—oh my! How to create #AccessibleSocialMedia
The language we use, the content we create, the platforms we post on– all matter when it comes to creating accessible social media. In this session, we’ll see what platforms past the accessibility test and share five things you can do right now to make your social media accessibility friendly. Join us as we dive into emojis, captioning, alt text, hashtags, font and more.
October 3oth Accessibility by Design 30th (Simple ways to make your site welcoming to all)
Join NAU Experience Design Team Lead Jason Robinson for a handful of helpful tips that will make your website more accessible and useful to as many people as possible. We’ll be talking about color contrast, color blindness, text size and common-sense layout for legibility, and other topics as time allows.