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A World Usability Day Webinar

How a blind person uses a website on mobile versus desktop 

Thursday, November 12
12 pm ET

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Blind people navigate differently on mobile devices than on desktop computers. This webinar will demonstrate and explain how to make digital content accessible for both. 

For this special World Usability Day Webinar, we bring back Joseph DiNero as our presenter, an assistive technology specialist who is blind.  Joseph will demonstrate and explain strategies he uses when browsing online, visiting a new website for the first time and share his experiences with navigating web content on mobile versus desktop. 

This Webinar will cover:

  • Accessibility as the base for Usability
  • How the WCAG is linked to Screen Reader Desktop and Mobile Usability
  • How a blind person  accesses and uses technology on mobile
  • How a blind person accesses and uses screen reader technology on desktop
  • Live Q & A
Joseph DiNero
Assistive Technology Specialist at Helen Keller Services for the Blind and Head User Tester with UsableNet

Joseph DiNero is an 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 as Head Digital Accessibility Tester. Prior to working with Helen Keller Services and UsableNet, Joe had a career in the hotel industry.

Jason Taylor, UsableNet
Chief Innovation Strategist

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.