High Tech Center Training Unit of the California Community Colleges
The High Tech Center Training Unit of the California Community Colleges is a state of the art training and support facility for community college faculty and staff wishing to acquire or improve teaching skills, methodologies, and pedagogy in Assistive Computer Technology, Alternate Media and Web Accessibility. The HTCTU supports High Tech Center programs at one-hundred and fourteen community colleges and satellite centers. (Offers many resources available to schools outside of the California Community Colleges system).
Alt Media is great for help with: accessible books, accessible technology, captioning, Section 508 standards
Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
AHEAD is the premiere professional association committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education.
AHEAD is great for help with: accommodations, legal, general technology, job postings, surveys
Access Technology Higher Education Network (ATHEN)
ATHEN is a network of higher education professionals committed to improving accessibility for students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
ATHEN is great for help with: accessible books, accessible technology, captioning, Section 508 standards
EDUCAUSE IT Accessibility Constituent Group (ITACCESS)
The IT Accessibility Constituent Group will help the EDUCAUSE community to assess the scope of issues of IT accessibility, identify resources and initiatives, develop best practices on policy and assistive program and service development, and in general focus on how to approach campus-wide universal access to information available via technology by engaging in dialogue across boundaries within and beyond the campus environment. This group meets at the EDUCAUSE annual conference and uses the electronic discussion list to discuss issues throughout the year.
Web Accessibility in Mind (WebAIM)
Our mission is to empower organizations to make their web content accessible to people with disabilities.
WebAIM is great for: specific WCAG questions, accessible websites
AbleNet is an international company and industry leader in providing educational and technical solutions to help children and adults with disabilities lead productive and fulfilled lives. This includes a complete line of communication aids for nonverbal individuals; access aids for all ages and situations; and special education classroom curriculum that both enhance and help ensure learning progress. Our products are used in hundreds of thousands of homes, clinics, and classrooms in the United States and across the globe.