Tools & Resources
- California State University ATI Site
- HSU Student Disability Resource Center Website
- HSU Accessible Resources Center
Tutorials & Articles on Creating Accessible Content
Course Design for Accessibility
- HSU Accessible Syllabus Template – An easy to follow template with detailed directions for faculty to input their course information and make a fully accessible syllabus.
- Definition of a Reasonably-Accessible Website
- WebAIM's Microsoft Word Techniques
- Microsoft's Word 2002 Accessibility Tutorials
- CSU Standards and Techniques for Creating Accessible Word 2010 Documents
Captioning Rich Media
- JAWS® for Windows Screen Reader - reads information on your screen using synthesized speech.
- ZoomText Fusion - a screen magnifier for Windows, developed by Ai Squared.
- Assistive Technology Products - Microsoft's guide in selecting assistive technology products.
- American Foundation for the Blind's Product Database - a comprehensive listing of assistive technology products used by people who are blind or visually impaired.
- EmpTech - provide information resources on assistive technologies that are designed to help those with specific difficulties or disabilities work and study more effectively.
- Read&Write (Download Here) – A text-to speech screen reader.
- buyaccessible.gov (a web-based 508 compliance tool for procurements)
Publications and Multimedia
- ABILITY Magazine (online magazine for the disabled)
- "From Where I Sit" Video Series, Experiences of Students with Disabilities Video.
- What does being “blind” look like? – Sight simulator
- Planning an Accessible Event - guidelines on how to plan an accessible event, developed by Stanford University.
- Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) - works with organizations around the world to develop strategies, guidelines, and resources to help make the Web accessible to people with disabilities.
- Usability.org - primary government resource on usability and accessibility, including the latest usability research and training opportunities.
- Guide to Working with Students - University of Wisconsin's guidelines and helpful hints for working with students who have various kinds of disabilities.