October Disability Awareness- What is a disability?
Oct 5, 2020

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. During the month, the Accessibility Working Group which focuses on digital accessibility in...

Accessibility in the Classroom Online Course
Sep 24, 2020

NC State University is offering a free 6 week self-paced online course available to all higher education faculty and staff within North Carolina. The ...

2020 Web Accessibility Challenge Champions
Aug 4, 2020

We are excited to announce the 2020 Web Accessibility Challenge Champion Awards. Each person is dedicated to creating an inclusive and accessible digi...

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2020 Website Accessibility Challenge
Jun 18, 2020

The Accessibility Working Group is sponsoring Appalachian’s participation in NC State’s annual Website Accessibility Challenge, along with UNC Ash...

Meaningful Alt Text for Accessible Images
May 18, 2020

Smashing Magazine recently posted an article that details how to make sure the alt text for an image does a sufficient job of ensuring it is accessibl...

COVID-19 Response: Digital Accessibility and Other Best Practices for Remote Work
Apr 28, 2020

Disability:IN and their Accessibility Leadership Committee provides these resources as actions items for inclusion of individuals with disabilities wi...

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Accessibility Checklists
Mar 3, 2020

The EDUCAUSE IT Accessibility Community Group recently shared a few online accessibility resources and one, in particular, seems to be extremely usefu...

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Standards for Writing Accessibly
Jan 23, 2020

A List Apart, a website that provides articles about best practices for web content, recently posted an excerpt from the book Writing is Designing. Th...

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Accessible Design
Dec 13, 2019

The EDUCAUSE Review article about online course design offers tips for making an online course accessible, several of which can be applied to all type...