Accessibility: Hidden disabilities through a digital lens

Tech for Good New Zealand
Tech for Good New Zealand
Public group

Online event

This event has passed



December 3rd marks the International Day of People with Disabilities and this year’s theme, ‘Not all Disabilities are Visible,’ focuses on spreading awareness and understanding of disabilities that are not immediately apparent, such as mental illness, chronic pain or fatigue, sight or hearing impairments, diabetes, brain injuries, neurological disorders, learning differences and cognitive dysfunctions, among others.

Access Advisors, Access Alliance, Accessibility Tick, and Tech for Good NZ have partnered to help share the global celebration locally and bring awareness to hidden disability through a digital lens.

What: Free ‘lunch & learn’ webinar

When: December 3rd, 12:30 – 2pm

Where: Zoom – Get your tickets now - Humanitix

Who: We’re delighted and excited to bring you an incredible line-up of speakers sharing their experience with hidden disability, moderated by Neil Jarvis.

● Monique Leith – Director, Principal Planner at Leith Consulting, shares her experience with Zoom’s no auto captioning.

● Nick Stoneman – Founder NZ Disability Advisory Trust and advocate for people with disabilities.

● Lyneen Allen - Deaf blind co-ordinator at Blind Low Vision & Founder Positive Deaf New Zealand, a portal for Deaf people to connect digitally through stories, crafts, & dancing.

Accessibility Advocates: Please share this event with your colleagues, friends & family. This is a great opportunity to spread accessibility awareness within your organisation - get your teams together to enjoy this event together.

Don't forget to register for you ticket on Humanitix: