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Virtual Event - Why Accessibility Matters: Moving Beyond Accommodations

Virtual Event - Why Accessibility Matters: Moving Beyond Accommodations

Thursday, 18 February, 2021

Location: Online/Webinar

Description:

Facilitator: Corey Axelrod, founder and CEO of 2axend

While organizations have made proactive efforts to provide a wide range of accommodations, these efforts may not entirely address the needs of those who are disabled, let alone those who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. As a result, these organizations fail to create fully inclusive and accessible environments. During this workshop, Corey Axelrod will build a business case for embracing communication accessibility while deepening participants’ understanding of the essential differences between providing reasonable accommodations and creating inclusive, accessible environments for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals.

Workshop will be in ASL. English interpretation will be provided for non-signing participants.

Corey Axelrod, MBA, is fourth generation Deaf,
a passionate social justice advocate and social entrepreneur. As founder and CEO of 2axend, he helps organizations deliver user-centric experiences for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals.

This event is funded pursuant to a grant from the Illinois Community College Board and through the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).

For ADA accommodations, please email access@cod.edu with the event title in the subject line and your accommodation request. Please email two weeks in advance.

Register for the event.

Cost:

Free

Contact:

Jen Butler