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About Web Accessibility Group (WAG) Spotlight

The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) began at UGA in 2011 and transitioned to Georgia Tech's AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center in 2015. Its purpose is to bring together individuals in higher education attempting to navigate the complex Section 508 standards and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. WAG currently offers web accessibility information and assistance through a wiki, listserv, and monthly online meetings where expert presenters are invited to share best practices and solutions.

Dr. Beatriz Potter

Dr. Beatriz Potter, a faculty member in the Modern and Classical (MCL) Languages Department at Valdosta State University (VSU) has been a leader in addressing accessibility issues in online courses and instructional materials.

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WAG Monthly Meetings
Featured Training: 10 Tips for Creating Accessible Web Content with WCAG 2.0

The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) meets online via Collaborate web conferencing system on the first Wednesday of the month.

Recent Meeting: Wednesday August 2, 2017 from 11:00am-12:00pm (EDT)

Topic: Accessible Events: Never the Twain Shall Meet: Meeting Planners and Disability Service Providers

Description: Those who plan college-sponsored meetings and events often fail to consider accessibility. When problems arise, it is often the Disability Support Office that is expected to make everything right. This session describes the positive outcome when a meeting planner joins forces with a disability access specialist to provide training and tools for creating successful, accessible events.

Sam Evans

Presenter: Samantha Evans, M.B.A., AMAC Accessibility Solutions
Presenter Bio: Samantha (Sam) Evans is an Account Manager with AMAC Accessibility Solutions. She is responsible for cultivating and maintaining current AMAC clicent relationships, outreach to potential clients, and management of the IAAP certification process. Sam Evans Bio

Dr. Sheryl Ballenger

Presenter: Dr. Sheryl Ballenger, AMAC Accessibility Solutions
Presenter Bio: Dr. Ballenger is the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing services manager at AMAC Accessibility Solutions. She has more than 20 years of disability-related work experience. Dr. Sheryl Ballenger Bio

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Past Meetings & Resources Quick Links Contact

10 Tips for Applying WCAG 2.0 to Mobile Sites

Accessibility Considerations for D2L Courses

Accessible Knowledge: the Opportunities and Challenges of MOOCS

Captioning Services and Interactive Transcripts

Technology Opening the Doors to Education for First Nations Peoples in Australia

The Changing Legal Landscape of Video in Higher Education


ICT Accessibility MOOC

Join the WAG listserv


Section 508

USG Accessibility Tutorial

WCAG 2.0


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