The resources below range from extremely basic to extremely complex. You’ll have to decide what your specific need is. If you can’t find an answer here, please call Mark Worden at extension 16763.
At the links below you will find short (4 – 7 minute) lessons in Accessibility.
Introduction to Basic Accessibility (5 minutes)
A Short Lesson about the Styles Toolbar (7 minutes)
All About ALT Tags
What About ALT Tags?
Distance Education Accessibility Guidelines for Students with Disabilities
A comprehensive guide to the regulations and guidelines from the Distance Education Accessibility Guidelines Task Force, California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office.
High Tech Center Training Unit
Training and support for California community college faculty to improve teaching skills, methodologies, and pedagogy in Web Accessibility and Assistive Computer Technology.
Resources to help faculty, administrators, and web developers obtain the knowledge, skills, and tools to make web contents accessible for people with disabilities.
Producing Accessible Documents
The entire guide from the Social Security Administration on producing accessible documents in both Word and PDF’s.
Example of an Accessible Document
A Short Course in Creating Accessible PDFs
Ensure your PDF is Accessible
Create an Accessible PDF
Creating Accessible Web Presentations from PowerPoint
Making a PowerPoint Accessible
Below you will find several single page cheatsheets that are designed to quickly and simply describe how to make specific document types accessible. These are provided by The National Center on Disability and Access to Education (NCDAE).
- Word 2013
- PowerPoint 2013
- Excel 2013
- Acrobat XI
- Creating Accessible Electronic Content
- Identifying Web Accessibility Issues
- Captioning YouTube Videos
Below you will find several checklists that are designed to allow you to quickly and simply verify that your documents are accessible. If you can answer yes to each and every question, then your document is accessible.
- Word Checklist
- PDF Checklist
- Excel Checklist
- PowerPoint Checklist
- Multimedia Checklist
- HTML Checklist
Captioning YouTube Video
Quick Accessibility Guide for Canvas
Below you will find an overview of accessibility issues and how to solve them in Canvas.