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Free Webinar: Hidden Disabilities Through a Digital Lens

December 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Free

December 3rd marks the International Day of People with Disabilities. This year’s theme, Not all Disabilities are Visiblefocuses on spreading awareness and understanding of disabilities that are not immediately apparent, such as:

  • mental illness
  • chronic pain or fatigue
  • sight or hearing impairments
  • diabetes, brain injuries
  • neurological disorders
  • learning differences; and
  • cognitive dysfunctions

Access Advisors, Access Alliance, Accessibility Tick, and Tech for Good NZ have partnered to help share the global celebration locally and bring awareness to hidden disabilities through a digital lens.

What: Free ‘lunch & learn’ webinar

When: December 3rd, 12:30 – 2pm

Where: Zoom – Get your tickets now – Humanitix

Who: We’re delighted and excited to bring you an incredible line-up of speakers sharing their experience with hidden disabilities

Moderator: Neil Jarvis – Accessibility Consultant for digital and e-communications

Speakers:

    • Monique Leith – Director, Principal Planner at Leith Consulting, shares her experience with Zoom’s no auto captioning
    • Nick Stoneman – Founder NZ Disability Advisory Trust and advocate for people with disabilities
    • Lyneen Allen – Deaf blind co-ordinator at Blind Low Vision & Founder Positive Deaf New Zealand, a portal for Deaf people to connect digitally through stories, crafts, dancing.

Sign up here to join this free webinar and global celebration of International Day of People with Disabilities.

Chandra and the team @ Access Advisors

Thanks,
Dr. Chandra Harrison

Access Advisors

Details

Date:
December 3
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://events.humanitix.com/free-webinar-not-all-disabilities-are-visible-idpwd

Organizer

Access Advisors

Venue

Online event
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