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Straive webinar. Title, building better accessibility teams and partnerships. Date, Tuesday, March 24, 2022. Time, 11 AM to 12 PM EST. Straive is connecting the dots.

Building Better Accessibility Teams and Partnerships

Who is responsible for accessibility in your organization? Answer: Everyone. In this follow-up to our 2021 webinar "Accessibility: Beyond Compliance," we explored, in detail, the various accessibility roles and responsibilities. Straive’s Senior Director of Accessibility, Todd Marquis Boutin, was joined by three panelists who specialize in building and advising accessibility teams: Jennifer Chadwick (Senior Accessibility Consultant, Global, Siteimprove), Pina D’Intino (Accessibility Consultant, Aequum Global Access), and Brian Thompson (Accessibility Strategy and Implementation Manager, Great Minds).

Watch Building Better Accessibility Teams and Partnerships Webinar. Together, the panelists examined how organizations can reduce uncertainty, increase efficiency, and improve individual buy-in by clearly defining how each person, from managers to developers, could contribute to producing accessible products. They also shared client and vendor perspectives on forming, developing, and maintaining effective accessibility partnerships.

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Topics covered:

  • Accessibility Roles and Responsibilities Mapping (ARRM, W3C)
  • Inhouse versus subcontracted services
  • Partnering with accessibility vendors
  • Fostering an accessibility-focused workplace culture
  • Roles and responsibilities in a "born accessible" workflow
Head shot image of the speaker - Todd Marquis Boutin

Todd Marquis Boutin, CPACC

Senior Director Accessibility, Straive

Todd comes to accessible publishing and eLearning from a background in social services and education. Since 2017, he has overseen the authoring of 2.5 million image descriptions for K-12 and Higher Ed learning products.

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Head shot image of the speaker - Jennifer Chadwick

Jennifer Chadwick, CPACC, CUA

Senior Accessibility Consultant, Global, Siteimprove

Jennifer is a former user experience designer of websites and mobile applications, and her 15-year background in user research and usability solidified her commitment to accessibility and inclusive design.

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Head shot image of the speaker - Pina D’Intino

Pina D’Intino, PMP, MDes, CPACC

Accessibility Consultant, Aequum Global Access Inc.

Pina D’Intino is an accessibility strategist and consultant who works closely with public and private sector businesses and organizations to establish accessibility within Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) organizational and operational change.

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Head shot image of the speaker - Brian Thompson

Brian Thompson

Accessibility Strategy and Implementation Manager, Great Minds

Brian currently oversees the development and execution of accessibility plans and processes at Great Minds—a leader in K-12 curriculum development and publishing.

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