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Webinar: Public Information & Public Health

Categories: Activities, Blind or Visually Impaired, Public Policy/Advocacy

Dr. Georges Benjamin, President of the American Public Health Association, joined Learning Ally for a webinar to discuss the importance of making health information accessible. Dr. Benjamin shared how to build health system capacity to ensure full inclusion as well as some model programs currently being implemented. He also discussed best practices for incorporating individuals with disabilities while planning and implementing accessible programs. View the American Public Health Association Accessibility pamphlet.

Dr. Georges Benjamin, expert on public healthDr. Georges Benjamin is well-known in the world of public health as a leader, practitioner and administrator. He is President of the American Public Health Association (APHA), the nation's oldest and largest organization of public health professionals, and was voted among the 100 most influential people in health care by Modern Healthcare Magazine from 2007 to 2013.

  Learning Ally has more than 64 years of experience and technical capabilities that establish us as the industry leader in providing resources and services to "level the playing field" for people with learning and print disabilities. Learning Ally's Custom Accessible Products and Solutions addresses all areas of accessible content, providing audio, synchronized text and speech, Braille, large print and foreign language translations to thousands of clients.