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Wednesday, April 3 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ensuring Social Media Accessibility

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Are your social media posts accessible to users with disabilities? Many people with disabilities rely on social media to learn about critical news, important resources and opportunities for community participation. Far too often, we leave them out of the conversation if we aren’t intentional about accessibility. We’ll highlight built-in accessibility features, demo best practices in making posts accessible, and share resources for effective communication with citizens with disabilities.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Sampson

Sarah Sampson

Deputy Director, Tennessee Disability Coalition
Sarah has furthered the work of the Tennessee Disability Coalition in creating a society that values, supports and includes individuals with disabilities since 2010. In her current role, Sarah leads the Communications Team and assists with strategic planning, development and coordination... Read More →
avatar for Emma Shouse Garton

Emma Shouse Garton

Communications Director, Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities
Emma Shouse Garton of Nashville has been Communications Director for the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities since 2012. She oversees agency communications efforts, including their website, social media, publications, weekly newsletter and community outreach efforts. As... Read More →


Wednesday April 3, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Jackson EF 2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214, USA