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Embracing Multiple Modalities for Accessible Navigation

Presented by Mary Ann Bent

Embracing Multiple Modalities for Accessible Navigation

virtual Thursday May 16 @ 2 pm ET

Free for MembersNon-Members:$35

Embracing Multiple Modalities for Accessible Navigation

virtual Thursday May 16 @ 2 pm ET

Explore best practices of navigational tools as a complement to strong and inclusive design. Examine how we can solve navigational barriers for multiple exceptionalities by embracing technology along with built environment clues to fill in common wayfinding gaps and increase the confidence of the individual traveller.

Takeaways:

• Identity common wayfinding barriers
• Understand how built environment clues can be utilized for navigation
• Have an insight into the anxiety caused by confusing environments and how it can deter individuals from exploring new places.
• Understand some of the benefits of wayfinding technology as well as the limitations
• Identify examples where more navigational options can relieve staff burden


About Mary Ann Bent

Mary Ann is a pioneer in the world of navigation and wayfinding for people who are blind or partially sighted, with a practiced art for designing and installing workable solutions. She leads the CNIB Access Labs Accessibility Navigation and Wayfinding effort, and its goal to make the built environment accessible for all.


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