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This page contains resources for our employees to reference when creating their content for student consumption.


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Accessibility Resources

Google Chrome Extensions

Accessibility testing in Chrome Developer Tools
Siteimprove Accessibility Checker
Jumpstart Your Web Accessibility Efforts Directly in Google Chrome
WAVE Evaluation Tool
Evaluate web accessibility within the Chrome browser.
Tenon Check
Checks current page in the Tenon accessibility testing tool
Advanced Eyedropper, Color Picker, Gradient Generator and other colorful goodies
HTML5 Outliner
Generates a navigable page outline with heading and sectioning elements


Accessibility White Paper 2017
Explains what accessibility is
Online Education Initiative - Course Design Rubric
Contains the online course design standards developed and adopted by the Online Education Initiative.
Portland CC Info
Nice step by step guides for accessibility
WCAG 2.0 AA Standard
The standard of accessibility
CCCTech Center Keyboard Accessibility Commands
View a listing of web browser supported keyboard commands to support navigation and interaction without requiring the use of a mouse
No Mouse Challenge
A global effort to raise awareness about accessible web design


Webaim WAVE Evaluation Tool
Single Page accessibility evaluation tool
Web Color Contrast Checker
A site where you can enter the HEX color codes you are using to determine if they will be accessible
RGB to HEX converter
A tool to convert the standard Red, Green and Blue color code into a HEX value used by contrast checkers


@ONE Training Website
Canvas Accessibility Resources
CCC Accessibility Center
Provides trainings, step by step guides
HTCTU – High Tech Center Training Unit
Free training for staff (they pay travel and hotel) until June 2018
PLN – Professional Learning Network (Lynda)
Access to lots of training videos including some on accessibility


CCC Accessibility Center Helpdesk
Ask your accessibility questions here
Outsourcing Document remediation
A service to make your documents accessible for a price
3C Media
Upload videos here to get captions through the DECT grant
Video conference that supports closed captioning


Word Accessibility Step by Step
Step by step word accessibility
Creating Accessible Microsoft Word 2016 Documents
Step by step instructions for Word 2016 accessibility
Creating Accessible Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Presentations
Step by step instructions for PowerPoint 2016 accessibility
Creating Accessible Electronic Content
Step by step instructions for creating online accessible content
Identifying Web Accessibility Issues
Step by step instructions for using the WAVE accessibility evaluator
Screen Reader Demonstration
YouTube video showing how a screen reader works

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Version: 7.0
Created at 5/7/2018 11:21 AM by Michael Harlow
Last modified at 9/25/2018 9:29 AM by Michael Harlow