Blogs to Follow
- A11y Project Blog List – Accessibility can be a complex and difficult topic. The Accessibility Project understands this and wants to help make it easier to implement on the web.
- A11y Voices – Blog posts written by people with disabilities on their accessibility experiences.
- Blackboard E-learn Magazine – Focusing on enabling access for people with disabilities, or special needs, or enabling access through the use of assistive technology.
- Digital A11y Great Accessibility Blogs Roundup – Peri brings in rich experience in Digital Accessibility; He has worked with various clients ranging from Travel & Hospitality, ecommerce, Entertainment, Banking & Finance. Presently, he works at Deque Software as Digital Accessibility Consultant slaying web accessibility & mobile accessibility challenges.
- eESSENTIAL Accessibility – Our solution then became the catalyst in helping educate purpose-driven organizations on the benefits of enhancing the digital customer experience for people with disabilities.
- Interactive Accessibility – Interactive Accessibility is recognized globally as a leader in accessibility and we leverage that to help you lead your industry. We offer customized Section 508, WCAG 2.0 and ADA compliance services to meet your needs.
- Law Office of Lainey Feingold – Lainey represents disabled people seeking full participation in all society has to offer. Her principal work is with the blind and visually impaired community on technology and information access issues, including web and mobile accessibility.
- Maxability – The goal of Maxability is to spread awareness on web accessibility. The information shared on Maxability largely help in minimizing lack of awareness of web accessibility and lack of web accessibility skills or knowledge.
- Jared Smith from WebAIM’s Great Accessibility Blog Roundup – I’ve become an RSS junkie. I’m amazed by the power that blogging and RSS feeds have brought to the accessibility field. I have Google Reader chock full of accessibility blogs and feeds. I have learned so much in the last year or so due to the vast contributions of the accessibility bloggers I have stumbled upon. I’m sure there are many more out there that I have yet to discover.
- Terrill Thompson – Terrill Thompson is technology accessibility specialist with the University of Washington, web developer, musician, outdoor adventurer, and seeker of truth.
- WebAIM’s Blog – Our mission is to empower organizations to make their web content accessible to people with disabilities.
- WebAxe– blog and podcast on web accessibility.
- Accessibility of digital course content: Insights and trends from Blackboard Ally (Blackboard Blog)
- ‘Glacial Progress’ on Digital Accessibility (Inside Higher Ed)
- Student Engagement with E-Texts: What the Data Tell Us
- Braille versions of textbooks help blind college students succeed (MarketPlace)
- How accessible is your website for the disabled? Consider doing an audit to find out (Poynter)
- An IT Accessibility Watchdog? (Inside Higher Ed)
- ADA Title III Lawsuits Increase by 16% in 2017 Due Largely to Website Access Lawsuits; Physical Accessibility Legislative Reform Efforts Continue (Seyfarth Shaw)
- Potholes of Discrimination: A Post-CSUN Legal Update Wrap-Up (Law Office of Lainey Feingold)
- Promoting Accessibility in the Context of 21st-Century Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review)
- Research: Online Courses Associated with Improved Retention, Access (Campus Technology)
- Recipe for Staying Ahead Of The Legal Curve: Bake Accessibility Into Your Organization (Law Office of Lainey Feingold)
- Technology Vendor Contracts and Accessibility: What Every Business Lawyer Should Know (Business Law Today)
- Improving Accessibility Often Falls to Faculty. Here’s What They Can Do (EdSurge)
- Making Progress on Course Content Accessibility (Campus Technology)
- Technology Can Address Digital Accessibility — to an Extent (Inside Higher Ed)
- Give Students More Options When They Have to Take Your Course (Chronicle of Higher Education)
- WCAG 2.1: What is Next for Accessibility Guidelines (Deque)
- Bringing People Together: The Secret to UC’s Accessibility Success (e-Learn Magazine)
- Empathy and Collaboration: Accessibility in IT (EDUCAUSE)
- Benetech Secures Funding from the Cisco Foundation and General Motors Corporate Giving to Scale Inclusive Digital Math (Benetech)
- Website Access and Other ADA Title III Lawsuits Hit Record Numbers (ADA Title III)
- Building a Culture of Accessibility in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE)
- Accessibility at the Enterprise Level: Searching for a Cohesive Voice within a Fractured Ecosystem (EDUCAUSE)
- How To Ask YouTubers To Caption Their Videos (Medium)
- Accessibility Rules the Conversation (Inside Higher Ed)
- Will blind people use Braille in the future? (PRI)
- Online Education Is a Disability Rights Issue (Inside Higher Ed)
- Overcoming Professors’ Skepticism About Digital Accessibility (Inside Higher Ed)
- UCLA must support students by providing more accessible options for textbooks (Daily Bruin)
- Students, Staff Chart New Course For Accessibility at Oberlin (The Oberlin Review)
- The Future of Digital Learning Collaboration (Inside Higher Ed)
- Universal Design for Learning and Digital Accessibility: Compatible Partners or a Conflicted Marriage?
- Touch screen accessibility for the visually impaired (CityNews)
- New Blackboard Ally caters to different learning preferences (The Alestle)
- A Rubric for Evaluating E-Learning Tools in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE)
- If You Want People to Listen, Stop Talking (EDUCAUSE)
- More UMD professors are improving their websites for students with disabilities (The DiamondBack)
- Online Course Accessibility to Benefit Everyone (EDUCAUSE Review)
- 2018 ADA Website Cases Surpass 2017 (3Play Media)
- Complexity: A Leader’s Framework for Understanding and Managing Change in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE)
- Conflicted Views of Technology: A Survey of Faculty Attitudes (Inside Higher Ed)
- 7 Things You Should Know About Technology Procurement for Accessibility (EDUCAUSE)
- Accessibility & Procurement: What do we need to know? (WCET)
- 5 Tips for Supporting Inclusive and Open Pedagogies (EDUCAUSE)
- Q&A: Making Sense of Universal Design for Learning (Inside Higher Education)
- There’s already a blueprint for a more accessible internet. If only designers would learn it (Quartz)
- Apply UI, UX Design Principles to Give eLearning a Makeover (Learning Solutions)
- UDL Is the Key to Culturally Inclusive Instructional Design (Learning Solutions)
- With 71 Models, Defining Learning Styles Is a Challenge (Learning Solutions)
- Feds Prod Universities to Address Website Accessibility Complaints (Inside Higher Ed)
- 50 Colleges Hit With ADA Lawsuits (Inside Higher Education)
- Keeping Students Engaged: the Role of Faculty in Student Retention (e-Learn Magazine)
- The Practical Value of Semantic Html (Bruce Lawson)
- 2018 ADA Web Accessibility Lawsuit Recap Report [Blog] (UsableNet)
- Microsoft makes real-time captions and translation standard in Office 365 PowerPoint (GeekWire)
- Hiring People With Disabilities Is Good Business (The New York Times)
- Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ courses are now available in braille (Computer World)
- Call for universities to improve support for disabled students (GOV.UK)
- Digital Accessibility Law and Regulation: Current Status and What to Do About It (EDUCAUSE)
- Enterprise IT Perspectives on the 2019 Top 10 IT Issues: The Growing Importance of Data (EDUCAUSE)
- First-Ever 24/7 Accessibility Customer Support Line for Clients’ Websites Launched by Bureau of Internet Accessibility (GlobeNewsWire)
- How to Run Higher Education Website Accessibility Projects (IWMW)
- Inclusive Instructional Design Conquers Technology Barriers (Learning Solutions)
- Why Isn’t DEI in the Top 10? (EDUCAUSE)
- Teachers harness the power of electronic games to teach the visually impaired (Education Dive)
- How One Professor Made Her Assignments More Relevant (Chronicle of Higher Education)
- Helping Institutions Reach Accessibility Goals (Inside Higher Ed)
- Expanding Opportunity through Access (Michigan State University)
- Universities Continue to Make Accessibility Improvements (MicroAssist)
- Building Online Courses Communally (Inside Higher Ed)
- Survey: Instructional Designers Drive Better Student Outcomes (Campus Technology)
- 5 Ways to Promote Student Success in Online Learning (Campus Technology)
- Data-Driven IT Support Operations and Decision-Making: A Grassroots Effort (EDUCAUSE)
- ADA Lawsuit Prompts Institutional Change, Draws More Students (Inside Higher Ed)
- Get Managers on Board with Benefits of Accessible eLearning (Learning Solutions)
Webinars / Online Events
- Building More On-Ramps to Education: Access for All, March 2018
- Making Sense of the Noise: Data Analytics to Inform Learning, May 2017
- Accessible, Inclusive Education: A Moral and Legal Imperative, April 2017
- Building Sustainable Online Programs: Perspectives from SNHU and Nebraska, April 2018
- New Strategies for Online Education, April 2018
- Promoting Student Success, April 2018
- Shifting Student Behavior: Interventions & Other Strategies to Help Colleges & Their Students, August 2018
- Digital Accessibility in Higher Education, May 2018
- How a Free Online Class Saved a Program in Crisis and Raised New Questions About How Instructors Teach, September 2018
- In-Depth Design: Data-Driven Design Strategies to Support Learner Outcomes, October 2018
- Moving Toward Student Success: 2018 in Retrospect and 2019 in Prospect, December 2018
- Digital Transformation in Higher Ed: What Is It, and Why Should You Care?, November 2018
- In-Depth Design: Data-Driven Design Strategies to Support Learner Outcomes, October 2018
- Supporting Student Success at Community Colleges, October 2018
- Innovation at the Intersection of Technology and Teaching, September 2018
- Getting Comfortable with Thinking Outside the Box: Attracting and Retaining Students, September 2018
- The 2018 Top 10 IT Issues and the Role of the IT Leader, July 2018
- The Rise of the iGeneration and Its Impact on Higher Education, May 2018
- Gender Identity in Higher Education: How Technology Can Support (or Limit) Inclusiveness on Campus, April 2018