Please note that the following links will bring you to sites outside of the DSS website. You can use the back button on your browser to return to this page.
Remember to check out the UAA Accessibility Site for a wealth of information on proactive design tips, tools and techniques. The site is a gateway to tutorials, showcases and ways to understand the experiences of different end users. There is information on free programs, training opportunities, and technical assistance from accessibility interns.
This website offers wonderful detail regarding how to make flash, as well as other multimedia components accessible. The site offers ten modules. You have to create a login to use the site, but it is free.
This is a link to the US Department of Justice American's with Disabilities Act Home Page.
This page provides basic information on the accessibility of Blackboard and serves as a gateway to additional information. One Section of special interest is the communities tab where there are options to connect with others in a shared region or with others who share a special interest. "Bb Matters" is found within the Connections section of the community tab. It is an electronic newsletter that highlights best practices and features an accessibility section.
Equal Access to Software and Information
EASI provides professional development opportunities and resources in the form of certificates, courses, web seminars, podcasts, and more. UAA has a membership which allows access to all the fee based webinars and their archives.
The Faculty Room
This page is from the University of Washington's website. It is sponsored by the US Department of Education's program for Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT) and is designed for college and university educators who have questions about teaching students with disabilities.
This is a page where you can download a free trial of Inspiration, which is software that helps you create graphic organizers, visual aids that are often helpful for students with learning disabilities.
This page provides instruction for those who wish to create accessible webpages or accessible rich content.