Accessible Presentations

It is important to consider making your event and presentation accessible because it will help you get your message to a wider audience. This is a guide that will help you do so. Adopting all these practices might seem difficult at first. Try to check off as many of the items on the checklist as possible. Including some accessibility is better than leaving it out altogether.

This is everything you need to do before your presentation.

  1. Prep Work:
  • Know Your Audience
  • Language
  • Create Accessible Promotional Materials
  • Flyers
  • Event page and registration
  • Accessibility info regarding your event
  • Create Accessible Handouts
  • Creating Accessible Multimedia
  • Slide decks
  • Video Accessibility
  • Select an Accessible Venue
  • Test A/V Equipment
  • Microphones
  • Hearing Loops
  1. Presenting
  • Safe space
  • Volume and speed
  • Accessible Features
  • Accommodations
  • Volunteers and Audience Participation
  • Describe Images
  • While presenting

A Guide by Claire Kearney-Volpe, Web Accessibility Fellow at CUNY Central

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