Accessibility Information

Important Instructional Documents

  • 7 Ways to Make Your Class Accessible

    7-ways-to-make-your-class-accessible.docx

    Follow these steps to improve the accessibility of your Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files as well as PDF files and videos you create.

  • Web Accessibility Checklist

    Web-Accessibility-Checklist.docx

    Make sure your website is accessible by using this checklist.  Visit other helpful links that are included in this document.

  • Designing for Screen Reader Compatibility

    Designing-for-Screen-Reader-Compatibility.docx 

    Understand how a screen reader works and the best practices for making Web sites, documents, and PDF files accessible for people that are blind or visually-impaired.

  • Large Print Basics

    Large-Print-Basics.docx 

    Guidelines to follow when creating a document or Web page.  Here's an example.

  • Microsoft Word Accessibility 

    Microsoft-Word-Accessibility.docx 

    Make content in Microsoft Word accessible.  Feel free to follow this accessible class syllabus example.

  • PDF Accessibility 

    PDF-Accessibility.docx 

    Make content in Adobe PDF accessible.  You will be shown how to best convert Word documents to PDF. *Note: Though PDF files can be made accessible, it is best to post a Word document version of the file alongside the PDF whenever possible.  A Word document is more usable and reliable than a PDF document when read by a screen reader.

  • PowerPoint Accessibility 

    Powerpoint-Accessibility.docx 

    Make content in Microsoft PowerPoint accessible..


Website Accessibility Links

Authoring Tools | Content and Structure | Flash | Forms | Frames | Images | JavaScript | Keyboard Accessibility | Presentation and Styles | Tables | Video Captions

Authoring Tools

Content and Structure

Flash

Forms

Frames

Images

JavaScript

Keyboard Accessibility

Presentation and Styles

Tables

Video Captions


Additional Accessibility Information

25 Ways to Make your Website Accessible

http://www.webhostingsearch.com/articles/25-ways-to-make-your-site-more-accessible.php

American Printing House Guidelines for Print Document Design

http://www.aph.org/edresearch/lpguide.htm

Creating Accessible Images for Websites

http://webaim.org/techniques/images/alt_text

Accessible Flash Content

http://webaim.org/techniques/flash

Fonts

http://webaim.org/techniques/fonts

Section 508 Checklist

http://webaim.org/standards/508/checklist

Skip Navigation

http://webaim.org/techniques/skipnav

WCAG 2.0 Checklist

http://webaim.org/standards/wcag/checklist

Web Accessibility Resources

http://sc.edu/scatp/documents/WebResourcesHandout_March2014.doc

Web Captioning Overview

http://webaim.org/techniques/captions


Recommended Websites

South Carolina Assistive Technology Program

http://www.sc.edu/scatp

WebAIM: Web Accessibility In Mind

http://www.webaim.org

Center for Teaching Excellence – Universal Design for Learning

http://www.sc.edu/cte/guide/universaldesign/index.shtml