Aired December 10th
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Watch as we explore and showcase how schools across the globe are approaching student accessibility and university-wide inclusivity initiatives.

Verbit gathered higher-education leaders from the US, UK and Australia to share how they're approaching accessibility in each of their regions and the implications that COVID-19 is having on students learning remotely.

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Meet Our Speakers

Amanda Jackson

Learning Specialist, Disability Resource Center, University of Florida

Jackson, M.Ed. serves as a learning specialist on a team helping to ensure all materials are made accessible to students who require them. Jackson and the DRC collaborate to facilitate this access and accommodations for UF students with disabilities by providing accessibility consulting, academic accommodations and education on disability inclusion.

Genevieve Smith

Manager AccessAbility Services, Swinburne University of Technology

Smith, an experienced advisor, has been serving in her role at Swinburne University of Technology in Australia for over three years. She has experience developing innovative programs and teams to support young people with mental health difficulties in reaching their vocational goals.

Mike Joslin

Lead Marketing Officer, The National Education Union

Joslin has spent 15 years working on digital campaigns, including for those of Former US President Barack Obama, London Mayor Sadiq Khan and UK Labour Leader Keir Starmer. At The National Education Union, Joslin spearheads accessibility campaigns, using data to engage NEU members, students and the public. The NEU represents the majority of teachers and education professionals in the UK, including trainees, teachers, lecturers, support staff and academic leaders.

Scott Ready

Accessibility Evangelist and Senior Customer Success Manager, Verbit

Ready has served the education industry for 20+ years and worked for 35+ years in accessibility. Ready studied at Columbia International University and the University of Central Missouri. Ready’s first language is American Sign Language, and he has been part of the deaf community through his parents, who are both deaf, since birth. His parents were teachers at the Missouri School for the Deaf.

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