Webinar: eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities

Date: 
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: 
2:00 - 3:00 ET
Hosted by: 
Burton Blatt Institute, Southeast ADA Center, Quality Trust

Date:Thursday - October 16, 2014

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 (Eastern Time)

Description:

BBI Chairman, Dr. Peter Blanck, will discuss and answer questions about his new book entitled “eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities,” published by Cambridge University Press in 2014.

Registration:

Deadline to Register - October 16, 2014
For more information and to register for the webinar, please complete the Registration Form [syracuseuniversity.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_1B9MUgmhxM8cHnn]. After registration, you will receive an email with information on how to join the webinar session.

Professor Blanck will present his ideas about the right to equal access to the web by persons with cognitive and other disabilities to support full participation in all aspects of daily life.  Blanck’s recent article entitled “The Struggle for Web eQuality by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities” (published in 2014 in the journal Behavioral Sciences & the Law) is available as background reading.

More information and a description of the book

Additional information about Professor Blanck and his writings and presentations

Presenter:

Dr. Peter Blanck is University Professor at Syracuse University, which is the highest faculty rank granted to eight prior individuals in the history of the University. He is Chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University.

Blanck holds appointments at the Syracuse University Colleges of Law, and Arts and Sciences, David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, School of Education, and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Prior to his appointment at Syracuse, Blanck was Kierscht Professor of Law and director of the Law, Health Policy, and Disability Center at the University of Iowa. Blanck is Honorary Professor, Centre for Disability Law & Policy, at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Blanck received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester, a Juris Doctorate from Stanford University, where he was President of the Stanford Law Review, and a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Harvard University.

Note: We strongly suggest that you test your computer system prior to the webinar by following the instructions provided to you in the email.

Contact for More Information:

If you have any questions, please contact Celestia Ohrazda, Burton Blatt Institute at email cohrazda@law.syr.edu or phone the Southeast ADA Center at 1-404-541-9001.