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Tuesday, March 19 • 2:50pm - 3:05pm
The User's Perspective: Accessibility Features in Action

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Get a firsthand look at how an ebook's accessibility features are used by people with print disabilities. Accessibility testers Karoline Bourdeau, Daniella Levy-Pinto, Ka Li, and Steve Murgaski from the National Network for Equitable Library Service have generously donated their time to show ebookcraft attendees how ebooks are used (or can't be used) in real life.

Watch the demo video here: https://booknetcanada.wistia.com/medias/x27d7evrcs

Speakers
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Karoline Bourdeau

Accessibility Tester, NNELS
Karoline has bachelor’s degrees in political science and Women’s Studies (Honours) from Queen’s University, and a J.D. from Queen’s University Faculty of Law. As an advocate for access rights for persons with disabilities, she chaired the Ontarians with Disabilities Act Committee... Read More →
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Daniella Levy-Pinto

Accessibility Tester, NNELS
Daniella Levy-Pinto is the Coordinator for Accessibility Testing with NNELS. She has extensive experience with reading materials in alternate formats, and knowledge of assistive technologies. Daniella leads NNELS’ team of seven testers, who assess the accessibility of both EPUB... Read More →
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Ka Li

Accessibility Tester, NNELS
Ka Li is an accessibility and usability consultant in the area of digital access. He works with a variety of organizations such as NNELS, Microsoft and Google, to make sure that their products and services provide an outstanding experience for everyone that goes beyond compliance... Read More →
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Steve Murgaski

Accessibility Tester, NNELS
Steve is completely blind, and an avid reader. He specializes in testing websites for accessibility, and is now working with NNELS to do the same for published books. His special interest is texts that contain mathematical symbols and graphs. He believes that these materials need... Read More →


Tuesday March 19, 2019 2:50pm - 3:05pm
Auditorium BC (lower level, MaRS) 101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7, Canada

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