NHEW 2021: Presenting Accessibility for an In-Person and Online Audience
Includes a Live Event on 10/20/2021 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
The purpose, goals, and aims of this session are to introduce and guide participants in presenting online and in-person conference materials accessibly. At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to present accessible online and in-person conference material using collaboration tools, digital/ printed documents, and various content to the greatest number of ability-agnostic attendees.
Tyler Glenn James, MS, CHES® (Moderator)
University of Florida
Tyler James is a doctoral candidate at the University of Florida in the Department of Health Education and Behavior, and a Certified Health Education Specialist. Tyler's work focuses on applying quantitative and mixed methods to develop and advance health behavior theory, with particular application to health equity for marginalized populations.
Keyonda Smith, PhD, CHES®
Digital Health and Accessibility Consultant
Dr. Keyonda Smith possessesover 15 years of experience in Health Education and Technology to supportoperative and pragmatic transformations for various healthcare, education,business, and government sectors. By leveraging cultural competence instructionto guide leaders, her practices refine their discernment and create measurableand relevant digital health and accessibility change. Understanding how thelack of equitable digital access adversely impacts the health and the wellbeingof under-represented communities, Dr. Smith earned a Ph.D. in EducationalLeadership and a Professional Doctorate in Natural Health. As an active boardmember with organizations such as NCHEC, W3C/WCAG,The International Association of Accessibility Professionals, The Society forParticipatory Medicine, and Healthcare Associates of America, Dr. Smith iscurrently serving as a Digital Health and Accessibility Consultant to guidehealthcare leaders on providing digital access in an accessible way.
Annually, she presents at Harvard University for the CAST (Universal Design for Learning) Symposium. In 2019and 2020, a presentation of her recently peer-reviewed published journalarticle, Gamification & ADA Compliance: Considering Equity and received the InternationalQuality Award from the United States Distance Learning Association. In 2021, her most recent publication, Accessibility in Gamification: A Theoretical Framework is currently nominated for the Emerald and EFMDOutstanding Doctoral Research Award.