Social Media for KT, Accessibility, and Inclusive Design: A Conversation with Sina Bahram

Webcast: Social Media for KT, Accessibility, and Inclusive Design: A Conversation with Sina Bahram

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About the Webcast

Sina Bahram of Prime Access Consulting will be joining the Center on KTDRR to provide insight and guidance on applying inclusive design principles to the use of social media for research and knowledge translation in disability-friendly ways. Fielding questions NIDILRR grantees have posed to the Center on KTDRR from past events, Sina will bring his recognized expertise in accessibility to a lively Q&A session with KTDRR’s director, Dr. Kathleen Murphy. The discussion will explain key terms and definitions and how to accessibly use popular social media platforms.

How to Participate

  1. This webcast will air on YouTube on July 20. You do not need a YouTube account to view the webcast. This webcast will have closed captioning.

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If you have additional accessibility requests and for all other questions, please contact Tracy Bauman at tbauman@air.org.

About the Presenter

Sina Bahram standing on a public street with a suit jacket and blue dress shirt.

Toni Saia, PhD, Founder of the inclusive design firm Prime Access Consulting (PAC), Sina Bahram is an accessibility consultant, computer scientist, researcher, speaker, and entrepreneur. In 2012, Sina was recognized as a White House Champion of Change by President Barack Obama for his doctoral research work enabling users with disabilities to succeed in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields. Believing that accessibility is sustainable when adopted as a culture, not just a tactic, Sina and his team work with executive management, policy makers, engineering teams, content creators, designers, and other stakeholders within institutions to promulgate accessibility and inclusive design throughout the fabric of an organization. Under Sina's direction, PAC has helped over 100 organizations to meet and exceed their inclusivity goals, from the creation of accessible websites and mobile apps to achieving a comprehensive inclusive design methodology across the enterprise. In addition to serving on and chairing various boards, conferences, committees, and working groups across corporate, non-profit, and research entities, Sina serves as an invited expert on the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) working group where he helps shape the next generation of digital accessibility standards and best practices.

Twitter: @SinaBahram
Personal Website: https://www.sinabahram.com