UM to Offer Free Digital Accessibility Course to Small-Business Owners

September 04, 2015

MISSOULA – The University of Montana will host a free course on digital accessibility for small-business owners in Missoula from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 14, in the conference room at MonTEC, located at 1121 E. Broadway St.

The course will cover the basics of Web accessibility, as well as how to provide accessible documents and video captioning online. Computers will not be provided, but Wi-Fi will be available for participants to access on their own devices.

The course is limited to 25 participants, and interested small-business owners should call 406-243-3482 to reserve a spot.

Course instructors will include UM faculty and staff who provide digital accessibility for the campus community. The course is sponsored by UM’s Americans with Disabilities Act team, the Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility group, UMOnline and Information Technology.

For more information call Barb Seekins, chairwoman of UM’s ADA team, at 406-243-6183 or email seekinsbh@mso.umt.edu

Contact: Barb Seekins, chairwoman, UM Americans with Disabilities Act team, 406-243-6183, seekinsbh@mso.umt.edu.