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Resources
This two-part video, made available by the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes, is presented in American Sign Language by Howard Rosenblum, a disabilities rights lawyer. The videos describe the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and how it applies to postsecondary education. The first video runs 32:56 minutes in length and describes...
This toolkit, made available by BCcampus, is on online and open access textbook that provides "resources for each content creator, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, and teaching assistant to create a truly open textbook - one that is free and accessible for all students." The book is organized into two main...
Produced by the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Technology Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center, this tip sheet discusses ways in which to make Zoom or other Virtual Meetings more accessible for individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. It covers accommodations for groups of various sizes, meetings involving all Deaf participants, as well as mixed...
This resource was written by Sheryl Burgstahler, the founder of the DO-IT Center at University of Washington, and includes 20 tips on creating and teaching accessible online courses. Nine tips cover accessible technology and focus on course web pages, documents, images, and videos. Eleven tips cover instructional methods. This resource also...
This resource center, curated by the National Federation of the Blind, provides accessibility information for colleges and universities. Information on accessible technology, standards and guidelines, legal rights of disabled students, digital accessibility planning, higher education best practices, and much more are provided. Links to related...
Blackboard Ally integrates with most major learning management systems to create more accessible digital courses. This product can check for accessibility issues and create alternative accessible formats, guide instructors on how to improve course content, and provide institutional level data in regards to course content accessibility. Blackboard...
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This webpage, provided by DeafTec, is a list of survival signs for educators who may have a student who uses American Sign Language. Each video recording depicts a person signing an essential classroom phrases in ASL. Phrases include "my office hours are...", "questions on the homework?" and "test time left."
This resource, from the DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) website, is a list of products for making science activities more accessible to all students. Products include measuring devices, talking equipment, stirring and filling devices, non-slip mats, tactile image creation, magnifying devices, and more.
RallyPoint is a social network for service members and Veterans. This network provides opportunities for peer counseling, job placement, and mentorship. "RallyPoint helps bridge the gap between the transitioning veteran and potential employers and schools by connecting you to military friendly organizations looking for your skillset and interests."
On The Upgrade, a podcast from Lifehacker, co-hosts Alice Bradley and Jordan Calhoun and their guests give listeners how-to guides on "the stuff that matters." On this episode, the duo and guest Alice Wong discuss an incredibly important topic: disability rights and allyship. Readers will likely recognize Alice Wong from the Disability Visibility...
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