Supporting Accessibility for Advanced Technological Education

Tools

Screenshot for Designing for Accessibility Posters
This set of seven posters from Home Office Digital list the dos and don'ts for designing web materials for users: (1) on the autistic spectrum; (2) of screen readers; (3) with low vision; (4) with dyslexia; (5) with physical or motor disabilities; (6) who are deaf or hard of hearing; and (7) with anxiety.
Screenshot for Teaching Deaf Students Online: New 2-Hour Course Can Help Educators Learn the Basics
Teaching Deaf Students Online, a new self-paced professional development course, can help you adapt your online courses to ensure that they are accessible and inclusive. It is now available in the free online learning library of the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC). In just two hours, gain a basic understanding of accessible...
Screenshot for UDL Guidelines
This webpage from CAST, Inc. provides information on guidance for implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL is defined as "a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn." These guidelines can be used in any discipline by "educators, curriculum developers,...
Screenshot for How to Author and Test Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations for Accessibility
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...
Screenshot for How to Test and Remediate PDFs for Accessibility Using Adobe Acrobat DC
This series of videos, published by the United States General Services Administration, provide guidance on how to "test and remediate PDFs for accessibility with Adobe Acrobat DC". The series includes five modules that cover the following topics: Introduction & Background, What is a PDF, Testing a PDF for Accessibility, Remediating PDFs for...

Events

LDA 58th International Conference

February 18-21, 2021 New Orleans, LA

Abilities Expo

February 26-28, 2021 Los Angeles, CA

CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

March 8-12, 2021 Northridge, CA

Axe-con

March 10-11, 2021

Breaking Barriers: Life Beyond Labels Conference

April 22-22, 2021 Redmond, OR

AAIDD Annual Meeting

June 21-24, 2021 Jacksonville, FL

Law and Disability Summer Seminar

July 15-16, 2021 Flint, MI

NAD Leadership Training Conference

September 23-25, 2021 Albuquerque, NM