2017 GoogleFest Conference

Google Tools for Accessibility

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Who: Dr. Julia VanderMolen, CHES, Google Educator Level I and Level II, Assistant Professor-Public Health, Grand Valley State University
When: Wednesday, August 9 @ 12:40pm - 1:30pm
Where: Grand Rapids, MI

Session Presentation:


Google Drive on the web lets you store, access, and edit your files anywhere on the web, on your hard drive, or on the go. So, are you taking full advantage of all that Google Drive has to offer? Whether you are using Google extensively or just on an occasion, this session will provide you with information and resources to support accessibility. Learn about some of the built-in features and add-ons that can be used as assistive technology supports for reading, writing, and so much more.

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Google Tools for Accessibility

Session Objectives

  • Participant will learn about ADA and Section 508 Compliance.
  • Participants will learn about various Google Apps for accessibility.
  • Participant will evaluate and learn how to implement various accessible Google tool for learning.

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Assistive Technology of Michigan
Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA)
Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP)
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology of North America (RESNA)
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