Enabling Access to Excellence: The Disability Challenge
Technology Accessibility for People with Disabilities
City University of New York

Models and Suggestions from Higher Education and Government

Higher Education

1) http://osu.orst.edu/dept/tap/policies.htm , http://www.orst.edu/dept/ssd/Enclosec.html ,
        and http://dots.physics.orst.edu/
      Oregon State University.

2)  http://www.htctu.fhda.edu/dlguidelines/final%20dl%20guidelines.htm  (distance learning - 1999),
       http://www.htctu.fhda.edu/amguidelines/am33000.htm(producing materials - 2000), and
       http://www.ed.gov/offices/OCR/letters/caccres.html(compliance review / 1998 resolution of issues)
      California State Univ. Community Colleges

3)  http://www.albany.edu/sph/state_policy.html
     University at Albany (State University of New York)  School of Public Health

4)  http://uaweb.arizona.edu/resources/accessibility.shtml
     University of Arizona web accessibility policies, resources, and implementation plans

5) http://www.west.asu.edu/itweb/training/webtools/accessibility/index.html
     Arizona State University West policy and resources; including law and Arizona draft policies

6)  http://www.cren.net/know/techtalk/events/access.html
      March 2001 webcast by CREN: "Stay Current with Web Accessibility"

7)  http://www.washington.edu/doit/Resources/college.html
      See section called "access resources" toward the bottom of the page.

8)  http://www.csun.edu/cod/
     California State University Northridge (CSUN) training programs and conferences
      California State University Northridge (CSUN) information on their own lab accessibility program.

9)  http://www.rit.edu/~easi/
      Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI), at Rochester Institute of Technology

US Government

1)  http://www.section508.gov/docs/Final99607A.htm
     Final Federal Acquisition Regulation; Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility
     April 25, 2001

2)  Department of Education
      From a USDOE memo May 30, 2000 about their purchasing and development requirements:

"The purpose of this document is to convey the accessibility needs of the Department to the developers and suppliers of computer applications.   It addresses the minimum accessibility requirements software applications must meet in order to be used by all Department employees and customers. "
     Lots of links and resources.

3) Department of Justice
       http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/508/508home.html    and
                This site has information for federal agencies including how to do a compliance survey.

4) GSA

5)  Federal Communications Commission - Disability Rights Office

6) Department of Labor - Office of Disability Employment Policy
                Job Accomodation Network (JAN)

7) Presidential Task Force of the Employment of Adults with Disabilities

8)  Disability.gov
      http://www.disability.gov/CSS/Default.asp   and
                “Section 508 / Accessible Workplace Technologies Demonstration Day.”
                April 26, 2001 - Department of Defense / CAP Technology Evaluation Center

9) Department of Defense
       http://www.defenselink.mil/    and
                CAP Technology Evaluation Center, Pentagon
                Links to Freeware

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