[tabi] FW: Reminder for Thursday's Free Training Webinar: Accessing Facebook.com with Window-Eyes - October 22, 2015

  • From: Chip Orange <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:14:48 +0000

From: News [mailto:news-bounces+corange=psc.state.fl.us@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Marc Solomon via News
Sent: Monday, October 19, 2015 10:14 AM
To: news@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Reminder for Thursday's Free Training Webinar: Accessing Facebook.com
with Window-Eyes - October 22, 2015

This message serves as your friendly reminder for the next Window-Eyes training
webinar. An overview as well as instructions for participating can be found
Facebook.com is the world's most popular social media site. People all over the
world visit Facebook.com to stay in touch with family and friends, connect with
people that share similar interests and to keep up to date with current events,
politics, music, technology and more. Facebook has made a commitment to
ensuring all visitors, including those with disabilities, can experience all
that Facebook.com has to offer.
In this webinar, Matt King, accessibility specialist in UI Engineering at
Facebook, and Jesse Beach, accessibility specialist in Front End Engineering at
Facebook, will give us an insider's perspective on what it is like to be a part
of Facebook's accessibility program. Matt and Jesse will also provide a high
level explanation of several accessibility enhancements recently added to
Facebook.com plus a glimpse at the site's accessibility roadmap moving forward.
You will also learn about a brand new Window-Eyes feature called web
application mode that resulted from a collaborative effort between Ai Squared
and Facebook.
In addition, the webinar will also include an orientation to Facebook.com and
demonstrations of the following popular Facebook tasks:

1. Navigating the news feed

2. Reading posts

3. Liking, commenting and sharing posts

4. Posting status updates

5. Searching for friends and responding to friend requests
At the end of the webinar, attendees will be given an opportunity to ask the
Facebook accessibility team and Ai Squared staff questions about using
Facebook.com with Window-Eyes and other related topics.
Whether you are a seasoned veteran, or a beginner to Window-Eyes, our hope is
that the knowledge, tips, and strategies delivered through Ai Squared's online
training webinars will enhance your Window-Eyes skill set and provide you with
the helpful information you need to be more productive and successful on your
The training webinar will take place on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 at 2 P.M.
Eastern Time (19:00 UTC or 18:00 UTC during DST) and will last approximately
one hour in length. To access the webinar, go to
http://www.aisquared.com/meeting. Your username will be your first and last
name. The password field should be left blank. You do not have to register for
the training. Please arrive early as there is a limited amount of participants
for each webinar, and access to the meeting room is based on a first-come,
first-served basis!
There will be a corresponding study guide worksheet and answer key made
available prior to the webinar that participants can download from the webinar
training archive<http://www.gwmicro.com/webinars>.
Please review knowledge base article 2056<http://www.gwmicro.com/kb2056> to
learn more about participating in a Window-Eyes webinar with Talking
Communities. If you need help accessing the meeting room, please call Talking
Communities support at (262) 456-5911 or visit their support webpage at
The webinar will be recorded and made available for download from the webinar
training archive<http://www.gwmicro.com/webinars>.
If you have specific questions regarding this online training webinar or have
suggestions for future webinar topics, please contact Marc Solomon via email at
msolomon at aisquared dot com.
The Ai Squared Team

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