WEBCAST NOV 11: A11yVR – Paradigm Shifts in Interacting With Virtual Environments: A Focus on Deaf People – Wendy Dannels

livestreamOn Thursday November 11 2021 at 19:00 EDT / 00:00 UTC / 09:00 JST (Fri) the Accessibility VR Meetup hosts ‘Paradigm Shifts in Interacting With Virtual Environments: A Focus on Deaf People‘ on Mozilla Hubs. Professor Wendy Dannels of the XR Accessibility Solutions Laboratory at Rochester Institute of Technology will will point to some challenges and opportunities deaf individuals using American Sign Language as their primary language have faced when navigating and interacting with others through Mozilla Hubs. She will discuss ideas on making VR social platforms more inclusive including working with host and access service providers such as ASL interpreters.

The session will be webcast live via a partnership with the Internet Society Accessibility SIG (A11ySIG).

LIVESTREAM: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/a11yvr19 (open captions / ASL)

PARTICIPATE VIA MOZILLA HUBS: https://www.meetup.com/a11yvr/events/281355381/ (open captions / ASL)

REAL TIME TEXT: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=a11yvr

TWITTER: @a11yvr  #xrasl #ritntid @wdannells @RITtigers #a11y #XR #VR @IAAPOrg @MozillaHubs #captioned

SIMULCASTS (open captions / ASL)
https://youtu.be/by-JkpU-AXI (monitored for comments)
https://www.facebook.com/DeafScience (maybe)

ARCHIVE https://archive.org/details/a11yvr19

ACCREDITATION – All A11yVR meetups are pre-approved for IAAP Continuing Accessibility Education Credits (CAEC).

SPONSOR: Equal Entry