Resources, videos, and best practices for designing and building accessible documents, closed captioning and more.

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Accessible Math in Microsoft Word and D2L

Microsoft Word and D2L Brightspace have user friendly tools for creating accessible math equations

Ally: Alternative Formats

Students can access content in a way that suits their needs best, whether it is an html page (responsive for mobile), epub, and/or mp3 (audio) or, for more direct accessibility support, a tagged pdf and/or electronic braille format.
What is "essential for some is good for all." (Meyer, A., Rose, D. H., & Gordon, D. (2014). Universal Design for Learning: theory and practice. Wakefield, MA: Cast Professional Publishing)

Ally: Improve HTML/Web Page Accessibility

FACULTY: improve the accessibility of HTML/web page content in D2L Brightspace, using this guidance to fix errors identified by Ally.

Ally: Instructor's Introduction

Anthology Ally helps instructors create more accessible course materials by identifying potential issues and providing steps to remediation.

Closed Captioning Resources

Closed captioning resources for MediaSpace, Zoom web conferencing, Microsoft Teams, PowerPoint, and VoiceThread within D2L BrightSpace.

Create Accessible Word Documents

Anyone can create accessible content in Microsoft Word using several built in tools.

D2L Brightspace: Check Accessibility while Creating HTML Files

FACULTY: use the built in accessibility checker to make sure HTML files/web pages in D2L are accessible.

Developing Accessible Documents

Learn more about document design and building accessible documents.

MediaSpace: Edit Captions

Auto Generated captions in MediaSpace can be edited to increase the accuracy.

MediaSpace: Order Captions

FACULTY: Order your own captions for your MediaSpace videos with this simple workflow.

Students: Assistive Technology

Center for Accessibility Resources