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Hosting Accessible Meetings

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Course Overview:

Your team will learn the ins and outs of creating and hosting accessible virtual meetings. Many of the skills gained in this course apply to hosting in-person meetings, too. You’ll walk away understanding the needs of people with disabilities and how to appropriately accommodate them in your meetings.

This training gives practical and actionable tips that are easy to implement across all of your meetings, using the tools you already have.

Learning Objectives

  • Set-up an accessible meeting

    Learn how to create accessible meetings.
  • Enabling accessibility features

    Learn how to adjust the settings to improve accessibility.
  • Caption capabilities

    Learn the caption types available and which types are most accurate.
  • Presentation techniques

    Learn how to present to a diverse audience in an equitable way.


This training is intended for anyone responsible for creating and hosting meetings, and is applicable to a wide audience.

Time estimate:

This training typically takes one hour.

Topics covered:

During this training, we typically cover the following topics:

  • Accessibility support in Zoom
    • Zoom settings
    • Built-in accessibility support
  • Captions
    • Auto-captions
    • Fast-typing captions
    • Real-time, live captions
  • Text
    • Text settings
    • Audio-transcripts
    • Editing audio-transcripts
  • Presentation techniques
    • Set-up
    • Managing attendees
    • Describing visuals
    • Providing accessible documents

Frequently Asked Questions

We’re here to help you achieve better digital accessibility. If you can’t find an answer you need, please contact us.


Our team makes training recommendations based on your unique needs and project timeline. We incorporate training strategically, weaving sessions into your project, so that your teams have the skills they need when they need them, making an immediate impact. Building skills in-house throughout our engagement sets you up for continued success.

As many as you’d like! We don’t limit participants, because as educators, our goal is to build your organization’s skills. We open up our training to your entire team, so you have the help you need to sustain accessibility across your organization.

Of course you can! As you train with us, you can develop your own internal training library, which can serve as a resource for your current and future employees.

Yes, we can work with your vendor! We recommend training be provided in the most accessible format possible and will work directly with your caption provider to implement. If you don’t have a caption provider, we can make recommendations.

Talk to an expert about your accessibility needs.

We’re excited to partner with you to help your organization reach, engage and serve more people, more fully.
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