October 2013 Newsletter

No tricks, just treats today! NCDAE wishes you a Happy Halloween this October.

Voices from the Field: Utah State University

Views of a Faculty Member: Accessibility from Where I Stand

Kimberly Snow, from The Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation at Utah State University, wrote a guest post on her experiences with accessibility as a faculty member.

Featured Resource

Presentation Template: Making the Case for Web Accessibility

This ready-made PowerPoint presentation can be used by anyone looking to make a case for web accessibility at their institution.

In the News

The Long Road to Accessibility

In August 2013 the UC system announced their system-wide information technology accessibility policy. In this two part series, Lucy Greco, web accessibility expert, provides insights on the process. Read part 1: Laying the Groundwork and part 2: Making the Impossible, Accessible.

CMU Makes Internet More Accessible for People with Disabilities

Carnegie Mellon University received a $700,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to design systems that facilitate improved web accessibility.

The History of Web Accessibility Liability Infographic

Deque Systems introduced a timeline highlighting important cases and precedents that have shaped how we view the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Help Ensure Online Course Content Is Accessible to Students with Disabilities

As online courses grow in popularity, it is important that institutions provide accessible online content to avoid alienating students with disabilities.