Welcome to the Montana Accessibility Interest Group
This Accessibility Interest Group was formed to discuss a common need to make higher education's electronic and information technology accessible to all users. These discussions involve various speakers and leaders in the field from around the nation. We hope to discuss a broad array of topics and learn from the work that other campuses and individuals have done. We welcome others who share our interest into these conversations.
The group convenes the first Friday of every month from 10am to 11am Mountain time. We meet in Collaborate Ultra, Blackboard’s new web conferencing system that provides an improved user experience for everyone, including assistive technology users. This system is still being refined and functions best in Chrome at the present time. Updates on the use of other browsers with Collab Ultra will be provided as more information becomes available.
Attendees on the UM-Missoula campus are welcome to drop by the Innovation Studio (Todd 211) where we’ll have the webinar set up and running for you.
Important reminder: Thanks for taking a few minutes to answer this brief five-question survey which will help identify accessibility topics of interest to the group.
Recordings of previous discussions will be provided on the Resources page.
Presentation date: October 8, 2016
Janet Sylvia is the WAG Coordinator and Accessibility Specialist with AMAC,where she provides web accessibility consultation and training for higher education personnel in the University System of Georgia (USG) and throughout the United States.Read More About Janet Sylvia>>
Presentation Date: October 8, 2016
John is the Quality Control and Training Specialist at AMAC, with experience as an AT Specialist, Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, and Orientation & Mobility Specialist. John assesses individuals' needs, develops training materials and provides quality control for online assistive technology offerings.Read More about John Rempel>>