Getting the Goods on Information & Communication Accessibility


By Norm DeLisle

push keys with disability access symbols on them and brailleMichigan Assistive Technology Program belongs to the Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP). Though ATAP, we have a wide variety of training videos archived and available for review by you at any time.  The videos are 45 minutes to one hour. There is a registration process to help us prove the usefulness of this online video approach to training.

Here’s what is available:

  • Website Accessibility Testing: Tools and tips to help you create and maintain an accessible website
  • Common Accessibility Barriers: In this session we will take a look at some of the common web accessibility barriers that keep people with disabilities from being able to use web sites and web software.
  • Buying Accessibility: Accessibility in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Procurement and Acquisition
  • The Section 508 Refresh: Move toward harmony that exists at the international level that steer us to create and acquire accessible technology products.
  • Accessible PowerPoint Presentations: For presentation authors, an introductory look at how to make PowerPoint documents more accessible using Word 2010 & 2013.
  • Introduction to IT Accessibility: An overview of accessibility, where people with disabilities and technology meet. A discussion about what accessibility is, why it’s vital, and applicable laws.
  • Document Accessibility in Microsoft Word: For document authors, an introductory look at how to make Word documents more accessible using Word 2010 & 2013.
  • Considerations in Multimedia Accessibility: A high-level look at tools and tips to help make audio and video more accessible. Includes some discussion about captioning techniques, such as re-voicing.

Up your accessibility chops by viewing those videos that will help you the most!

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