Resources for Accessibility

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Accessibility Training - October 2020


Accessibility Support

Faculty Development Resources

Additional Teaching, Learning, and Research Support Resources

Open Education Resources and Toolkits

  • MERLOT OER and Accessibility
    • Includes accessible open education resources as well as guides on universal design. Content focuses on the curation of discipline specific accessible online teaching and learning materials.
    • https://oeraccess.merlot.org/
  • BC Toolkit Accessibility
  • The Inclusive Design Guide
  • The FLOE Inclusive Learning Design Handbook

Accessibility Training Support

Digital Accessibility: Document Creation

This workshop shares the basic steps to creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word, Google Docs, and Adobe PDF, that can be processed by assistive technology applications such as JAWS or NVDA, which provide equal access to low vision and blind users. 

Sign Up for Training: Digital Accessibility: Document Creation 10/23/2020

Web Accessibility Training

Web Accessibility Training includes instruction on how to correctly add content in Drupal which follows Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a federal law requiring our site to be accessible to all people including those with auditory, cognitive, neurological, physical, speech and visual impairments. sight or mobility limitations. Learning how to use Siteimprove to locate and fix accessibility issues is also covered, as well as instruction on how to created web accessible documents for use on the Kent State website. 

Sign Up for Web Accessibility Training 10/13/2020