Addressing Web Accessibility for Users with Emotional Disabilities

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***Note our event's start time this month is 6:30 and our end time is 8:30 to allow time for folks to travel to Palo Alto and to walk to the office.

I am really excited to be kicking-off our fall season learning about an area rarely discussed, if at all, in day-to-day digital accessibility conversations. Thaddeus Cambron is an accessibility professional and participant in the Web Accessibility Initiative's (WAI) Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task Force. His present research is focused primarily on accessibility for emotional disabilities including anxiety and depression. Thaddeus will discuss why it is important to include this group of users in conversations around accessibility and how we can build experiences that mitigate some of the barriers encountered by this group.

Thanks to the folks at Medallia for hosting us this month.

The agenda will follow the usual format, staggered by a half hour:
6:30 - 7:00 mingle over light snacks;
7:00 - 7:15 Opening/Intro, Announcements, Jobs;
7:15 - 8:15 Presentation; and
8:15 - 8:30 Q&A and Wrap-Up.

Here is further information on how to get to Medallia.
"The office is an eight minute walk from the California AVE Caltrain station, according to Google. From the station, walk down California Avenue and make your first left onto Park
Blvd. Continue down Park Blvd until you cross Page Mill Rd. The office will be on your right on the the corner of Park Blvd and Page Mill Rd. There is plenty of free parking for anyone who drives."