Crawford Technologies Hosting Document Accessibility Workshop at GRAPH EXPO 2015

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Attendees will learn how to integrate accessible formats into customer communications to ensure they are meeting current legislation.

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“Companies are required by law to provide documents in accessible formats to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Food and Drug Safety Innovation Act and the Affordable Health Care Act.”

Crawford Technologies announced today it will be hosting a free educational workshop at GRAPH EXPO 2015 to teach organizations how they can seamlessly integrate accessible documents into their customer communications.

In this interactive workshop, the CrawfordTech Document Accessibility Services (DAS) team will outline and demonstrate the use of traditional alternate formats such as braille, large print, eText, audio, DAISY, Accessible PDF (WCAG 2.0 Level AA and PDF/UA) and smartphone-based 2D barcodes that allow paper to be accessible. Attendees will learn how to easily and cost-effectively integrate accessible formats into their organization’s document workflows.

“Companies are required by law to provide documents in accessible formats to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Food and Drug Safety Innovation Act and the Affordable Health Care Act,” said Dennis Quon, Business Development Manager of Document Accessibility Services, Crawford Technologies.

“More and more organizations are being penalized for not complying with legislation, so this workshop has been created to provide organizations with the latest information and tools needed to integrate accessible formats into their organization’s document workflow.”

More than 25 million Americans have visual or cognitive disabilities and it is required by law to provide customer communications in the accessible formats they request.

For more information and to sign up for this free workshop, please click here.

Crawford Technologies
Document Accessibility Workshop
Sunday, September 13, 2015
8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
McCormick Place - Room S104, Level 1, South Building

About GRAPH EXPO 2015
GRAPH EXPO 15 is recognized as the most innovative and comprehensive annual exhibition of inkjet, digital, offset, flexo, gravure, and hybrid technologies, products and services for the commercial, package printing and converting, display, in-plant, transactional, publishing, mailing, photo imaging, marketing, and industrial printing industries. This year's "Transform" themed exhibition and conference offers an exciting show-going experience for a diverse spectrum of attendees, with the latest graphic communications technologies in live equipment demonstrations across the exhibition floor, plus education on the most in-demand products and newest profit-making opportunities. GRAPH EXPO 15 offers more than 70 interactive learning sessions and 50+ co-located events for attendees across 12 key market segments.

For more information about GRAPH EXPO 2015, go to http://www.graphexpo.com.

About Crawford Technologies
Crawford Technologies is an award-winning, worldwide leader in print-stream conversions, document re-engineering, high-volume document workflow, document accessibility and archiving software solutions. For 20 years, Crawford Technologies has expanded its solution offerings in Customer Communications Management (CCM), Enterprise Output Management (EOM), Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Document Accessibility markets. CrawfordTech is dedicated to helping organizations improve their customer communications delivery systems so people can receive their documents in their format and channel of preference.

For media and other enquiries please contact the Crawford Technologies Press Office:
North America Tel: +1-416-923-0080
UK Tel: +44 (0)20 3289 4724

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