|Type||Title & Description||Source|
|Video or Audio File||BBC Click Accessibility
YouTube video of a BBC broadcast recording the process of searching for and placing an order for a book from Amazon.com for a sighted person and a person who is blind.
|Video or Audio File||"From Where I Sit" Video Series
Eight CSU students with disabilities who share their experiences in the college classroom and with technology. Includes responses by a panel of faculty members who viewed each video and discussed the issues raised.
|Accessible Technology Initiative|
|Video or Audio File||Surfing the Web with a Screen Reader
Illustrates some of the most important principles in accessible web design, and demonstrates the challenges users of screen readers experience every day. Versions for Windows Media Player and RealPlayer.
|Articles & White Papers||Web Accessibility and Individuals with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education: The Legal Issues
Answers the question, does the information on public websites, intranets, and distance learning courses at postsecondary institutions have to be accessible to individuals with disabilities? Other related questions are also addressed.
|General Information||Why Accessibility Makes Sense
This presentation-style resource explains the value of web accessibility and why it makes sense for web developers in an organization to practice accessible design and why it is critical for the organization's clients.
|Video or Audio File||"From Where I Sit" Video Series
"From Where I Sit" is a powerful video series of eight CSU students with disabilities who share their experiences in the college classroom. Faculty responses to the student's comments are included.
|California State University Accessible Technology Initiative|
|Video or Audio File||Archived webcasts: Web Accessibility for Community Colleges, Parts I and II
Paul Bohman, of WebAIM, discusses people with different disability types and their needs for accessing the web as well as some of the aspects of policy and law and how to provide training within the organization.
|DBTAC - Great Plains ADA Center|
|Articles & White Papers||Web Accesssibility: Guidelines for Administrators
Answers some basic questions about addressing web accessibility such as What are the primary web accessibility issues?, What accessibility standards exist that our organization can adopt?, Can I check the accessibility of my organization's websites? And What steps can I take to assure the accessibility of the websites in my organization?.
|DO-IT, University of Washington|
|Articles & White Papers||Web Based Information and Prospective Students with Disabilities: A Study of Liberal Arts Colleges
Study to determine what prospective students with disabilities would find if they viewed the websites of the top four-year liberal arts colleges in the country. Specifically the questions they were asking is whether prospective students with disabilities can access the home page, whether they could find services that might be provided them and whether they could determine who to contact if they had further questions.
|EDUCAUSE Quarterly, Number 4, 2004|
|Training Materials||Web Accessibility and Assistive Technology
Modules include Overview of AT, Web Accessibility, AT & Accessibility Legalities, and Accessible Materials.
|Faculty and Administrator Modules in Higher Education|
|Articles & White Papers||Best Practices for Web Accessibility Design and Implementation
Outlines a process-based approach to implementing accessibility design. This paper outlines accessibility policy implementation in five steps: 1) Understanding the issue, 2) Identification and adoption, 3) Validation, 4) Adopting an approach, and 5) Implementation.
|Foley, Dr. Alan and Regan, Bob|
|Video or Audio File||Web Accessibility for Community Colleges
Webcast Series: 1) Provides background information on web accessibility and standards for accessible design, 2) specific information addressing accessible design techniques
|Great Plains ADA/IT Center in collaboration with WebAIM|
|Case Studies & Reports||Legal Opinions from Office for Civil Rights regarding IT Accessibility in California Community Colleges
In accordance with California Government Code - 11135, and in accordance with Chancellor's office Legal Opinion M 03-09 and Legal Opinion M 01-17, the California Community College system follows Section 508 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards.
|High Tech Center Training Unit of the California Community Colleges|
|Book||Building Accessible Web Sites
The book teaches developers of every sophistication and budget level how to improve the accessibility of their Websites so that people who are blind, deaf, or mobility-impaired can get the most out of them.
|Book||Dive Into Accessibility: 30 days to a more accessible web site
This book answers two questions. "Why should I make my web site more accessible?" and "How can I make my web site more accessible?".
|Articles & White Papers||Designing for Dyslexics
Examines dyslexia and how web design can impact the ability of those afflicted to access information on web pages. Includes specific design recommendations.
|Mel Pedley, Accessites.org|
|Articles & White Papers||SEO and Accessibility Prevent Lawsuits; Increase Visibility
Humorous article making excellent points about the compatibility between the two goals of search engine optimization and acccessibility.
|Mike Banks Vale, webpronews.com|
|Case Studies & Reports||United Nations Global Audit of Web Accessibility
Of the 100 leading websites from 20 countries around the world evaluated, only THREE met the minimum level of accessibility as defined by the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0.
|Video or Audio File||Curb Cuts and Web Sites
Referring to the NYS Standards for Web Accessibility, this video depicts some of the barriers encountered by people with disabilities. Quicktime version | Windows Media version
|NY State Forum|
|Tutorial||Web Accessibility Tutorial
Created to 1) Provide a general understanding of what Web Accessibility is and why it is important to SCC students with disabilities, and 2) Provide information and resources on how to check a Web site for universal accessibility and how to make fixes, if necessary.
|Sacramento City College|
|Tutorial||Designing Accessible Web Sites
Tutorial designed for webmasters or web development managers to find out what accessibility is all about, what the standards are, and how to design for 508 compliance. Registration (free) is required.
|Book||Just Ask: Integrating Accessibility Throughout Design
This books helps you improve your products—websites, software, hardware, and consumer products—to remove accessibility barriers and avoid adding new barriers. One guiding principle is: just ask people with disabilities.
|Shawn Lawton Henry|
|Video or Audio File||Archived webcasts on Web Accessibility
Titles include: * "Accessible Web: how many people is your site leaving out?" Presented by Cynthia Waddell * "Solve the Mystery of the Accessible Web" presented by Sharon Trerise and Deborah Buck * "Caught in the Web: Accessibility now and in next-generation technologies" presented by Cyndi Rowland * "Web 2.0 and Accessibility: What Challenges and Opportunities Await?" presented by Mark Greenfield
|University Computer Policy and Law|
|Video or Audio File||Accessible Web Design: Who Needs It?
Interviews with three individuals who are blind recalling their experiences and frustrations while using the internet.
|University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada|
|Video or Audio File||Accessibility Videos and Podcasts
Videos and podcasts of people with disabilities using assistive technology to interact with accessible and inaccessible web pages.
|University of Wisconsin Madison|
|Training Materials||Curriculum for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0
Includes 1) Introduction, 2) Guidelines for Web Content Accessibility, 3) Checkpoints for meeting the Guideline requirements, and 4) Examples for implementing the Checkpoints.
|Training Materials||Before and After Demonstrations
A multi-page resource suite that shows common accessibility barriers using practical examples. The demonstration consists of an inaccessible Web site, an accessible version of the same site, as well as information about the demonstrated barriers.
|Training Materials||Overview: Planning Web Accessibility Training
Training resource pages outlining strategies and resources which can be useful in preparing training sessions on Web accessibility
|General Information||Developing a Web Accessibility Business Case for Your Organization
resource suite", are designed to help develop a customized business case for Web accessibility for a specific organization. The resource suite presents many different aspects of Web accessibility and includes guidance on incorporating these aspects into a specific organization's business case. The aspects considered include social factors, financial factors, technical factors, and legal and policy factors.
|Training Materials||The WebAIM Guide to Web Accessibility
The CD-ROM based training contains the equivalent of over 1000 printed pages of instructional materials, plus hundreds of examples, simulations, videos, and other accessibility resources.
|General Information||Introduction to Web Accessibility
This introduction is designed to help readers understand how people with disabilities use the web, the frustrations they feel when they cannot access the web, and what you can do to make your sites more accessible.
|Video or Audio File||Keeping Web Accessibility In Mind
11.5 minute video which provides an overview of the difficulties users with disabilities face on the web and some of the motivations for web accessibility