Accessibility Conference Make-a-thon: Reading and writing.
Description: The Accessibility Conference is pleased to co-host* its first make-a-thon workshops! Two three-hour accessibility-focused workshops will take place on Monday, May 27, 2019. Conference attendees and campus members are welcome to attend - no experience required! Please note, there are only 25 spots available for each session.
During these workshops, you will be able to:
- Learn about the maker movement and creative process by participating in a guided make-a-thon
- Explore the intersection between the maker movement and inclusive design
- Undertake a maker challenge based on the real needs of post-secondary students with disabilities
- Find out about maker groups and events in your community
- Stewart Russell - Regional Coordinator, Makers Making Change (Central Canada)
- Mahadeo Sukhai - Head of Research and Chief Accessibility Officer, Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Make-a-Thon Workshop Themes
- 9 a.m. to noon - reading and writing accessibility
- 1 to 4 p.m. - STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) accessibility issues
It's fun, it's free and you can win prizes! Don't buy that equipment - make it!
Session Level: All welcome – no experience required.
Materials: Laptops helpful but not required.
- Monday, May 27, 2019
- 9:00am - 12:00pm
- Scholars Studio Room 289
- McLaughlin Library