Universal Design: Making Environmental Education Inclusive and Accessible
Universal design principles support designers in creating more usable and equitable educational materials and experiences. Presented by Melanie Thornton, this webinar will discuss universal design principles and explore how they can inform environmental education. We’ll consider some in person implications but focus primarily on virtual educational offerings.
Melanie Thornton is the Coordinator of Access and Equity Outreach at University of Arkansas – Partners for Inclusive Communities. She provides professional development and technical assistance on topics related to disability, diversity, digital access, leadership, and design. She is very interested in working with organizations to create more accessible environments and to position disability as an aspect of diversity. She brings a variety of professional experiences, including working as a park interpreter at Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park.
When: Thursday, August 13, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Where: Zoom – link will be sent upon registration
Cost: Free, thanks to our sponsors Boston Mountain Solid Waste District, FTN Associates, and the North American Association for Environmental Education
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