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Attend our session During the 2019 CSUN Assistive technology Conference 

New Demand for User-Testing from the Disability Community

Thursday, March 14
2:20 PM PST
Learn how to join this new “gigging economy”   or where to find assistive users for testing

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2019/03/14 2:20 PM PST

About the Presenters

Jason Taylor
Jason C. Taylor is the Chief Innovation Strategist and Advisor to the UsableNet CEO with nearly 20 years of experience in usability and accessibility. He is a global technology thought leader for multichannel customer engagement, actively advising leading companies on how to extend their brands across multiple channels for all users. He has been an active member of the accessibility and usability communities since 2001 which started with leading partnerships between UsableNet, Macromedia (now Adobe) and The Nielsen Norman Group.
Sharron Rush
Sharron Rush is the award-winning co-founder and Executive Director of Knowbility, a nonprofit advocacy, consulting, and training company launched in 1999. For more than 20 years, she has been an innovator and pioneer on issues of technology access, including policy review, performance analysis, technical consultation, usability studies, and training development for private and public companies, government agencies, and schools. Her technical expertise, understanding of the barriers faced by people with disabilities, and strong communication skills have contributed to her leadership position in the field. Invited in 2007 to serve as an Expert to the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at the W3C, she helps to develop and apply global accessibility standards. Sharron has served as co-chair of the Accessibility Education and Outreach Working Group since 2014. 
Joe DiNero

Joe DiNero is Assistive Technology Specialist at Helen Keller Services for the Blind, a non profit organization that offers a wide range of services and programs for people of all ages who are blind or have vision impairments.  In his work at Helen Keller Services, Joe teaches people who are blind or visually impaired how to use assistive technology to aid them in becoming more independent. In Joe’s work with his students, he provides them with the user-skills necessary to be successful in the future as a visually impaired person, whether they are pursuing higher education or participating in the workforce. Joe also applies his technical background in his work for UsableNet. For the past year, when not working with Helen Keller Services, he has worked as a Digital Accessibility Tester, running manual tests on UsableNet’s clients’ websites for ease of use and accessibility. Prior to working with Hellen Keller Services and UsableNet, Joe had a career in the hotel industry.

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