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Tuesday, April 2 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Digital Inclusion for People With Disabilities

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Providing assistance to the differently abled requires knowledge of accessibility hardware and software in addition to training strategies. What resources are available to support increasing digital access and skills of the differently abled? 

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Melissa Helquist

Professor, Salt Lake Community College
I am an accessibility advocate and educator. I believe that a successful accessibility program is about culture change, encouraging and empowering individuals to make accessible choices on a day-to-day basis. While much of the training I have provided focuses on discrete skills, it... Read More →
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Gary Knight

Executive Director, SD Futures
I have over 25 years of executive management experience in the healthcare and non-profit sectors. The last 7 years I have been dedicated to improving lives through technology at the San Diego Futures Foundation where I first served on the Board of Directors for over 6 years before... Read More →
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Jessica Looney

Director of Programs, Austin, Community Tech Network
Jessica has worked for clients including Camp Fire USA, Austin Opera, The Thinkery, Knowbility, and many others for nearly 20 years. Jessica has experience leading the organization, fundraising and marketing efforts for global outreach. Her work on tech-related programs includes rallying... Read More →