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This webinar was presented live on March 24, 2021.
This webinar will discuss the importance of accessibility in nutrition education, focusing largely on considerations in the online space. Also strategies for developing and delivering nutrition material in ways that consider all learning backgrounds and specific needs will be addressed.
CPE Level: 1
Performance Indicators: 9.3.1, 9.3.2, 9.4.2, 9.4.7
- Understand the difference between accessibility, accommodations, and usability.
- Recognize braille as an alphabet, and understand utilizations of tactile forms of nutrition education.
- Define color contrast, alternative text, and captioning and why they should be used.
Stephanie Compton, MS, PhD(c)
Stephanie Edwards Compton, MS is a current PhD Candidate and Dietetic Intern at Virginia Tech studying cellular and molecular nutrition and ovarian cancer metabolism. During her time out of lab, Stephanie has worked as a braille transcriber, tactile graphics designer, alternative text creator, and video captioner. She is passionate about bringing this knowledge to fellow health professionals to make nutrition and health education more accessible for everyone. Stephanie loves to combine science and practice to educate about nutrition, digital accessibility, and social media health communication.