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Accessibility Workshop Series

The Laurier Accessible Learning Centre is pleased to announce the new Certificate in Accessibility: Three Part Workshop Series accredited by the Laurier Experience Record.

The Winter 2018 Workshop Series features three distinct components of accessibility relevant to the university teaching and learning environment. The purpose of this certificate is to educate faculty, staff and students, in developing comprehensive skills using a practical approach. This 3-part workshop series will employ the guidelines and standards in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarian's with Disabilities Act (AODA), while also including best practices to promote accessibility and universal design. Participants must complete all three (1 hour) components of the series to earn the Certificate in Accessibility accredited by the Laurier Experience Record upon completion.

Workshops: Waterloo Campus

Accessible Events/Social Media

Focus is on the key accessibility considerations in the programming and marketing of events, including the choice of venue.

  • Feb. 7, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in L314 (Library)
  • Feb. 28, 1-2 p.m. in L314 (Library) 

Accessible Documents

Focus is on creating accessible electronic documents including power point presentations, MyLS pages and printed materials

  • Feb. 6, 1-2 p.m. in L314 (Library)
  • March 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m. in L314 (Library) 

Accessible Presentations

Focus is on inclusivity considerations for lectures and presentations, in order to ensure that the sharing of information is engaging, inclusive and accessible.

  • Feb. 8, 9-10 a.m. in L314 (Library)
  • March 2, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in L314 (Library)

These workshops are being offered in partnership with the Diversity and Equity Office and the Centre for Student Success.

Online Registration Required 

Workshops: Brantford Campus

Accessible Events/Social Media

Focus is on the key accessibility considerations in the programming and marketing of events, including the choice of venue.

  • Feb. 14, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GRH102A
  • Feb. 27, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GRH102A

Accessible Documents

Focus is on creating accessible documents. Participants will learn hands-on how to create accessible electronic documents.

  • Feb. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in GRH106
  • March 1, 10-11 a.m. in GRH106

Accessible Presentations

Focus is on inclusivity considerations for lectures and presentations, in order to ensure that the sharing of information is engaging, inclusive and accessible.

  • Feb. 13, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in CB205
  • Feb. 26, 10-11 a.m. in GRH102A

Online Registration Requested