This post on the Rooted in Rights site provides advice on making virtual meetings and events accessible to people with disabilities.
This resource and the following information was contributed by Kaye Stevens.
Authors and their affiliation
Communications Manager of We Need Diverse Books
The post covers the following topics and includes links to further information.
Planning your virtual event
Consider where and how your virtual events are taking place
Include disabled people in your events
Ensure access for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
What to do in advance
Preparing Virtual Invitations and Presentations
During Your Virtual Event
Access for People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing or Have Sensory Disabilities
Access for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired or Have Sensory Disabilities
Access for People Who Are Intellectually or Developmentally Disabled
After your virtual event
Remember: Accessibility is a learning process
How have you used or intend on using this resource?
This is a useful resource for anyone planning a virtual event or meeting to ensure accessibility for all.
Why would you recommend it to other people?
The information provided alerts conveners planning a virtual meeting or event to issues, or adaptations that they may be unaware of.