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October 25, 2012

How to Describe Complex Images for Accessibility

October 30, 2012
3:00 p.m. Eastern time (noon Pacific, 1:00 p.m. Mountain, 2:00 p.m. Central).

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Meeting Description:
Hosted by Bryan Gould of the WGBH National Center for Accessible Media, "How to Describe Complex Images for Accessibility" will take novice and experienced image description writers alike through concrete examples of the kinds of images you encounter and how to handle them. Special attention will be given to the tools being created by the OSEP-funded DIAGRAM Center to facilitate image description.

Topics covered in this free webinar will include:
* How to write descriptions
* STEM description guidelines
* Common types of complex images and how to handle them
* How to handle illustrations and cartoons
* Adding image description to digital media
* DIAGRAM tools for making it easy to create image descriptions
* Alternatives: Recorded, tactile, haptic, and smart images