ATDps: April 2022 Virtual Member Event
Are you looking to up your accessibility game for yourself or your organization but don’t know where to begin?
In this session, you’ll learn about how to make your workplace more accessible to people with disabilities. Learn about accessibility best practices and how to model inclusive behaviors in the workplace. Get hands-on, practical experience to learn how to design accessible training experiences, and how to increase the accessibility of your existing programs. Learn about what resources are available to help you on your path, and how you can stay ahead of the learning curve.
Session participants will be able to:
- Design with accessibility in mind
- Increase workplace accessibility for employees with disabilities
- Create a more inclusive work environment
Join ATD Puget Sound as Star & Thomas guide us through their thought process when designing for accessibility. After the session concludes, you'll be able create a more inclusive work environment for employees with disabilities.
Our guests: Star Peterson and Thomas Peavey
Star Peterson (they/them) is an instructional designer and diversity trainer. They specialize in training employers about how to support their Disabled employees and their employees who are members of the LGBTQ community. They also work as a freelance eLearning developer and Vyond animator.
Diversity training Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTQP1vSQuQBgQ4-JOKWCeoA
IDEAL21 talk "Who Is Your Diversity Program Leaving Out?":https://www.thetldc.com/ideal2021/who-is-your-diversity-program-leaving-out
Thomas Peavey started in the field of Instructional Design with Alaska Airlines in 2015 after several years of classroom teaching experience. More recently, he was an eLearning Program Manager at Harborview Medical Center. In 2021, he transitioned into a consultant role with UW Medicine. In addition to designing and developing content for annual compliance/regulatory training, he consults with stakeholders and instructional designers across all UW Medicine entities to determine training needs and solutions. He is also working towards his PMP certification.
Puget Sound Chapter Programs have been pre-approved by the ATD Certification Institute for continuing education credits towards professional development hours for recertification of the Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) credentials.
Learning Sciences, Instructional Design, Training & Delivery Facilitation, Technology, Cultural Awareness & Inclusion
Pre-Registration - Members attend at no charge. There is no walk in availability. Pre-registration is mandatory.
Pre-Registration - Non-Member $20.00. There is no walk in availability. Pre-registration is mandatory.
Online Registration Closes One Day Prior To The Program. At That Time We Are No Longer Able To Accept Pre-Registrations.
We are not able to issue refunds after the Friday prior to the meeting. Substitutions are encouraged.
Instructions to attend the virtual meeting will be included in your confirmation email and on the reminder email the day prior to the program. Please save these instructions. Real time assistance is not available.