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Access/Accommodations -- Universal design

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Implementation (6)
Principles (1)

Resources
This webinar, made available by Internet Scout Research Group, discusses strategies for making media more accessible for persons with various disabilities. Presenters include Rachael Bower, Director of Internet Scout Research Group, Madeleine Rothberg, Senior Subject Matter Expert from National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM) at WGBH, and Bryan...
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This webinar, made available by Internet Scout Research Group, features Rachel Bower and Luis Perez discussing how institutions can increase the accessibility of high quality materials for learners with disabilities. The presentation is geared towards all educators in order to make designing for accessibility easy to understand and implement...
This webpage, from the National Center on Accessible Education Materials, provides information for instructors on how to create high-quality videos that engage learners and support understanding. Lighting, sound and other aspects of creating videos for instruction are discussed in these resources.  Content is available in multiple formats for...
This series of videos, published by the United States General Services Administration, provide guidance on how to "author and test Microsoft PowerPoint presentations for accessibility". The series includes 14 modules that cover the following topics: Introduction & Background, Creating the Presentations Layout Design and Establishing the Logical...
This 2-page infographic provides reasons to teach accessibility to technology designers, engineers, and writers. This resource also defines accessibility, provides statistics related to the importance of accessibility, and tips for teaching accessibility.
This resource was created by Teach Access and includes fundamental concepts and skills that are necessary for understanding and implementing inclusive design and for developing technology for people with disabilities. "The document was prepared at the request of numerous faculty, to guide the infusion of these topics into mainstream courses in...
This guide includes tips and insights from podcast hosts on the best ways to achieve accessibility in podcasts. Tips include providing transcripts and turning podcasts into a video format.
Microsoft offers step-by-step instructions and best practices for making your PowerPoint presentations accessible to people with disabilities on any operating system. You will learn, for example, how to add alt texts to images so that people using screen readers are able to listen to what the image is all about. You'll also learn how to use the...
This two-page handout from the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials provides information on the steps instructors can take to improve the accessibility of their documents, including those created with familiar tools such as Microsoft Word or Google Docs. A simple mnemonic, SLIDE, is used to make the five practices introduced in the...
This two-page handout, from the National Center on Accessible Education Materials, provides tips for instructors to improve the accessibility of presentation slides created with familiar tools such as Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Slides. A simple mnemonic (SLIDE) is used to make the tips easier to remember and implement. SLIDE stands...
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