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Chabot UDL / Accessibility course / training

Here is a link to a recorded training:

Accessibility Basics: Developing an Accessible Canvas Course 

Also, there is an Accessibility Course in the CC-Tools for Teaching Online Canvas site that Faculty can enroll in by contacting Zeraka Mitchell at zmitchell@chabotcollege.edu. Additionally, there are guides and other Accessibility videos for Faculty in this course site as well.

@One Accessibility Training
Free, self-paced accessibility training through @One. Covering accessibility issues related to:

• Canvas
• Word
• PowerPoint
• PDFs
• Captioning

These modules are designed to be completed at your own pace, and offer a great place to get started in the world of accessibility. And more often than not, accessible means universal design, which benefits all students.

CommonLook PDF Remediation

CommonLook's document verification and remediation services provide an accurate, comprehensive and cost-effective way to achieve Section 508, WCAG 2.0, PDF/UA 1.0 and HHS compliance for public-facing, popular or large volumes of PDF documents and forms. 100% Compliant and Accessible PDF Documents.

CCC Accessibility Center Document Converter

A free solution for conversion of document types. Examples include: convert a PDF to a Microsoft Word document, extract the text from an image, or convert text to MP3 audio. Note: this tool doesn't necessary make all document conversions fully accessible with screen readers (some additional remediation and clean up work might remain), but it's a useful tool for basic conversions.

3C Media Solutions
Grant funded captioning solution for instructors. Extremely user friendly - after creating an account, instructors simply send in a digital video file and get back a captioned version in a few days. Allows quick and easy compliance with legal requirements for captioning of videos for classes.

Quick and simple way to communicate with students, send out reminders and notices, and keep track of all conversations.

Working With Students With Disabilities


Tips for Engaging with Different Disabilities