An extensive list of curated tweets and resources from the CSUN 2020 Assistive Technology Conference in Anaheim, CA. Brought to you by the accessibility services and elearning development teams at Microassist. Please link to and share this page if you find it helpful.
The 2020 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, sponsored by the California State University Northridge Center on Disabilities, is the largest international conference focused on assistive technology. Its goal is to expand the awareness of professionals and introduce newcomers to the disability field.
NOVEL CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Per CSUN the Conference is continuing as planned as of this article’s posting. However, several sponsors, presenters and other attendees have publicly announced plans to cancel or reduce their planned participation at this year’s event. Some presenters are actively working to move their presence online and provide their sessions virtually. We will update with that information as it becomes available. For an updated list of cancellations or rescheduled sessions please refer to the following links.
CSUN Addendum – Cancelled & Rescheduled Sessions
The Great List – crowdsource list of cancelled presentations (curated by Christopher Phillips)
This page gathers:
- Official CSUN Assistive Technology Conference pages
- New Microassist accessibility training classes,
- #CSUNATC20 tweets
- CSUN 2020 presentation repositories
- CSUN-related blogs, resources, and recaps
What’s missing? We’ll add as many CSUN-related resources as we are able to discover. If you would like your blog or presentation added, please contact us.
Official CSUN 2020 Conference Pages
- Main Conference Page
- Program Overview Page
- Pre-Conference Workshops
- Registration Information
- Conference Sessions
One member of the Microassist team will be attending CSUN this year:
Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny will be putting on a full day workshop entitled “Let’s Build Accessible Elearning!” Jennifer Chadwick of SiteImprove will be co-presenting. (Note: UC Berkeley’s Lucy Greco was originally also co-presenting this session, but will no longer be traveling to Anaheim)
Microassist Presentations from Prior Years
- E-Learning for All: Creating Engaging and Accessible Online Training
- Accessible E-Learning: Key Whys and Hows for Building Accessible Training co-presented with Jennifer Chadwick and Lucy Greco
- Making Existing E-learning Accessible
More Accessibility Training
Microassist offers a growing list of accessibility training courses, including these newly added classes:
- Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations
- Document Accessibility, Part 1: Word Accessibility and PDF Accessibility, Fundamentals
- Document Accessibility, Part 2: PDF Accessibility, Intermediate
- Document Accessibility, Part 3: PDF Accessibility, Advanced
- Accessibility Training for Developers, Testers and Content Creators
Visit our Course Schedule page for other Microassist accessibility training opportunities.
Also, consider subscribing to our Accessibility in the News newsletter. The emailed version includes conference and training opportunities from around the world.
As the conference unfolds we will provide links to presentations made available.
A crowdsourced list of #CSUNATC2020 presentations. Thank you, Christopher Phillips, for collecting these! Presenters, please add links to your presentations!
Contact Us if you would like us to link to your presentation or blog.
CSUN 2020 Conference Curated Tweets
Unable to attend the conference? Catch a glimpse of what it was like through these conference tweets!
CSUNATC 2020 – Curated tweets by A11yNews
Blogs and Other Accessibility Resources
Below is a list of blogs and resources gathered from during and after last year’s event. As the conference progresses we will be adding more resources so please feel free to share your own!
Accessible Pizza and Other Highlights, Forrester
CSUNATC19 From a First Time Perspective Podcast, Blind Abilities
My First CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, Rushana Doole, Pearson
Alternative vs. Equivalent Access to STEM Learning Materials: Takeaways from CSUNATC19, Josie Gray, Coordinator of Collection Quality, Open Education
Conference Recap: CSUN Assistive Technology Conference 2019, by Lindsay O’Neill
Flickr – CSUNATC20
NOTE: We have the last three years of CSUN tweets and resources here:
- CSUN 2019 Assistive Technology Conference Backchannel: Tweets, Blogs, and More!
- CSUN 2018 Assistive Technology Conference Backchannel: Tweets, Blogs, and More!
- CSUN 2017 Assistive Technology Conference Backchannel.
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