Language Lab Webinars
Catch up on a webinar you missed or discover a new topic of interest!
In our most recent webinar, we break down the concept of neurodiversity and why plain language is important for communicating clearly and effectively with neurodiversity in mind. (~1.25 hr)
Universal Design: Beyond Plain Language in Widening Your Welcome In Virtual and In-Person Spaces (June 2021)
Our guests from the Illinois Self-Advocacy Alliance discuss the fundamentals of a universal design lens and everyday examples to consider as you work to widen your own welcome. (~1.5 hours)
Making Clear Communication the Rule, Not the Exception (March 2021)
In this panel, we hear from four partner organizations and how they've centered community members in their work. We are joined by:
Bettye Cohn, Executive Director, Reba Early Learning
Jobi Cates, Executive Director, Restore Justice
Michelle Nicolet, Marketing Director, Shriver Center on Poverty Law
Shayla Butler, Project Administrator, Office of Neighborhood and Community Relations at Northwestern University (~1.5 hours)
In this webinar, we explore what trauma is, learn about the science of trauma, examine examples of content that is - and isn't - trauma-informed, and why it matters.
In this webinar, we discuss important themes about why and how to use language that makes folx in the LGBTQ+ community feel welcome and affirmed in your content (and spaces!) (~1.5 hours)