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Make Your Virtual Meetings More Accessible

Dr. Christian Vogler

Minor adjustments make a major difference



Dr. Christian Vogler

Professor, Communication Studies Program and Director, Technology Access Program, Gallaudet University


Key Takeaways:

  • There are many people with hearing loss, and you might be surprised how many could be among your colleagues
  • Making video conferences more accessible for deaf and hard of hearing people helps everyone to minimize fatigue
  • Videoconferencing accessibility is 20% picking the right technology and 80% behavior
  • Key behaviors: minimize visual distractions, optimize lighting and audio, have procedures for when to show video


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