#5 – How We Can Consider Each Other

Our free digital accessibility meetup with a focus on considering things from others’ perspective.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | 18:30 - 21:00

The Playwright 38, 38 Shakespeare St, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ


18:30 - 18:45

Introductory Meet and Mingle

The Accessibility Nottingham team welcomes all visitors. Attendees are encouraged to use this time to mingle with speakers and other attendees who have a shared passion for accessibility.

18:45 - 19:30

University of Nottingham Sign Language Society, Importance of Sign Language and Sign Language Workshop

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In this engaging workshop and talk, the President and the Vice President of the University of Nottingham Sign Language Society will be taking us through their journey with Sign Language, spreading awareness of Sign Language and taking us through some British Sign Language signs that we'll all find useful.

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19:30 - 19:45

Ben Leach, Making Your Social Media Accessible

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Ben will be talking you through how to make your social media accounts as accessible as they can be, including easy tips on how to implement subtitles on social videos, adding alt text to images, and emoji etiquette.

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19:45 - 20:30

Food Served

A chance for you to relax, enjoy some complimentary food and drink while you continue to mingle.

20:30 - 21:00

Emma Maraio, My Superpower? Being Dyslexic

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In this interactive talk Emma will be talking about the benefits and methods for engaging individuals with dyslexia, and how thinking ‘More dyslexic’ can make us all better at our jobs.

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21:00 - 22:00

Networking and Drinks

Visitors are welcomed to network with the Accessibility Nottingham team, and guests, and discuss more about the things that were mentioned in today’s event. Visitors are welcomed to stay for a drink.