Technology and  Enablement in the     Social AgeAn exploratory discussion with Kemp Edmonds        @KempEdmonds @DRNBC
It’s young. It’s growing.      • 50% of Americans have an account on      • 8% of online Americans use      • 4% are using...
Nearly 100% of online users:
A new accessibility
Access to information
Access to community
Participate or Passive   lost potential, lost opportunity.
Scale assistance with...      digital assets and DAM.
exercise oneThis exercise is to both expose you to thisconcept of Google Forms and to try togather some of the massive bra...
exercise twoStart by thinking of people you’d want to joinour survey people who may also beinterested in the results. Do y...
exercise two• http://j.mp/drnbcstorm• http://j.mp/drnbstorm+
My friend Cathy
Community Member
Friends & Family
Support Network
My friend Cathy
People only know what    you tell them
My friend Stef
Sharing as therapy
You’d never know...   because it doesn’t matter.
My Story
Self-directed Learning
exercise three:  Costs & Challenges• http://j.mp/drnbc-ke• http://j.mp/drnbc-ke+
Ending StigmasThe Digital Social Barrier prevents initial     prejudices of common folk.
Hearing Impairment•   Challenges removed in a text only environment•   Abilities are enhanced through technology and equip...
Visual Impairment• Bigger screens are often better• Accessibility mode on iPhone
Speaking Challenges
Technology creating   opportunities Please share yourstories. Feel free toleave out or change      names.
Thanks!Kemp Edmonds, HootSuite University Coordinator   Twitter: @KempEdmonds & @HootSuite_U           learn.hootsuite.com
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This presentation was delivered the British Columbia Disability Resources Network at their annual conference Monday May 30th, 2011.

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    1. 1. Technology and Enablement in the Social AgeAn exploratory discussion with Kemp Edmonds @KempEdmonds @DRNBC
    2. 2. It’s young. It’s growing. • 50% of Americans have an account on • 8% of online Americans use • 4% are using location based services like…Sources:InsideFacebook.com
(US)
Feb.
2011Pew
Internet
Research
(US)
Feb.
2011
Pew
Internet
Research
(US)
Nov.
2010
    3. 3. Nearly 100% of online users:
    4. 4. A new accessibility
    5. 5. Access to information
    6. 6. Access to community
    7. 7. Participate or Passive lost potential, lost opportunity.
    8. 8. Scale assistance with... digital assets and DAM.
    9. 9. exercise oneThis exercise is to both expose you to thisconcept of Google Forms and to try togather some of the massive brain trust in thisroom and beyond for the benefit of thosepresent and not present today.
    10. 10. exercise twoStart by thinking of people you’d want to joinour survey people who may also beinterested in the results. Do you have a wayto communications with them? email?twitter? text message? Now pull out anyconnect devices: laptops, smartphone or cellphone.
    11. 11. exercise two• http://j.mp/drnbcstorm• http://j.mp/drnbstorm+
    12. 12. My friend Cathy
    13. 13. Community Member
    14. 14. Friends & Family
    15. 15. Support Network
    16. 16. My friend Cathy
    17. 17. People only know what you tell them
    18. 18. My friend Stef
    19. 19. Sharing as therapy
    20. 20. You’d never know... because it doesn’t matter.
    21. 21. My Story
    22. 22. Self-directed Learning
    23. 23. exercise three: Costs & Challenges• http://j.mp/drnbc-ke• http://j.mp/drnbc-ke+
    24. 24. Ending StigmasThe Digital Social Barrier prevents initial prejudices of common folk.
    25. 25. Hearing Impairment• Challenges removed in a text only environment• Abilities are enhanced through technology and equipment
    26. 26. Visual Impairment• Bigger screens are often better• Accessibility mode on iPhone
    27. 27. Speaking Challenges
    28. 28. Technology creating opportunities Please share yourstories. Feel free toleave out or change names.
    29. 29. Thanks!Kemp Edmonds, HootSuite University Coordinator Twitter: @KempEdmonds & @HootSuite_U learn.hootsuite.com
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