Open & Inclusive SIG – Presentations on Autism

50 people attended the Open & Inclusive Special Interest Group meeting on Monday 29th June. A recording of the event is available to Open University staff via “previous recordings” in the Adobe Connect link below: https://learn3.open.ac.uk/mod/connecthosted/view.php?id=172788

There were three presentations from the following speakers:

Presentation 1: James Schwanethal, The Open University

Presentation 2: Annabel Nijhof and Danna Oomen, The University of Ghent

Presentation 3: Laura Dean, The Open University

click here for all abstracts and bios

Open and Inclusive SIG

The Open and Inclusive SIG was joined this month by Huw Alexander, managing director of textBOX, Jenny Moakes, a production manager in the OU’s FASS department, and Andrew Whitehead from the OU’s design team. Both Huw and Jenny talked about creating more accesible educational materials using textBOX’s focus|LOCUS method for creating accessible descriptions of images and living paintings respectively.
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