Through theory and practical hands-on components, this course equips the participants with the cultural knowledge and technical skills to perform professional access work with students with vision loss. The focus of the training will be higher education settings. The course explores current overseas practices to apply to our Singapore context.
- Participants gain knowledge about the community with vision loss with focus on their educational journey and options.
- Participants are able to identify the range of access options available for students with vision loss, when and how these options are utilised.
- Participants are able to apply tools and techniques on making materials and information accessible for students with vision loss.
- Participants will learn best practices and standards for making accessible content digitally.
- Participants will learn about the latest tools and technology used in the classroom setting for individuals with vision loss.
SGD$180 per pax
- Any individuals interested in accessibility work
- Teaching faculty in higher education, disability service professionals, students training to be peer access team
- For participants based in Singapore
Participants should be comfortable with common productivity applications used in higher education such as Microsoft Office and Google Drive.
Opportunities Upon Programme Completion
Suitable participants will be invited to join Equal Dreams accessibility team. We are open to flexible arrangements including full time, part time, freelance, traineeship or internship.
Registration is now closed.
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Manager, Access and Disability Resources,
Rutgers University, USA
Jason has 10 years of experience in the field of accessibility. Currently, he serves as the Manager of Central Services for the Rutgers Access and Disability Services (RADR) at Rutgers University (USA).
His team works to facilitate an equitable learning environment through working individually with students to assess needs and provide appropriate technology, as well as with the collective university community to implement accessibility initiatives.
Jason has a passion for building strong teams that accomplish what others view as impossible. He believes that people help people, not programs or technology. His formula for success has always been: adding value to his team through assisting them in growing; making informed- data-driven decisions; and using technology to accelerate what the team can achieve together.
He did his undergraduate studies in Political Science and graduate studies in Global Affairs at Rutgers University. Most recently, he completed the Harvard Business School CORe program.
Outside of his professional work in accessibility, he practises Aikido, works on Raspberry Pi projects, and does 3D design/ printing.