Useful Links for Accessible Information Technology

Apple - Mac OS X - Universal Access Features This link will open a new browser window.

(http://www.apple.com/accessibility/macosx/vision.html)

Explanation of universal access features in the Mac OS X operating system.

CAST This link will open a new browser window.

(http://CAST.org)

Educational non-profit that uses technology to expand opportunities for all people, creators of 'Universal Design for Learning,' developer of learning software for K-12.

G3ict This link will open a new browser window.

(http://g3ict.org)

G3ict, the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies, is a flagship advocacy initiative of UN-GAID, the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development. Initiated in December 2006 by W2i, the Wireless Internet Institute, G3ict is a public-private partnership dedicated to facilitating the implementation around the world of the Digital Accessibility Agenda defined by the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Information Technology Technical Assistance and Training Center (ITTATC) This link will open a new browser window.

(http://www.ittatc.org)

ITTATC provides information on Sections 508 and 255 and on accessible information technology.

WGBH Media Access This link will open a new browser window.

(http://main.wgbh.org/wgbh/access/)

WBGH's Media Access page, including information on captioning, descriptive video, and the
National Center for Accessible Media.

Microsoft Accessibility This link will open a new browser window.

(http://www.microsoft.com/enable/)

Microsoft's accessibility page - information and tutorials regarding the accessibility of Microsoft products for people with various disabilities.

Microsoft - Developing Accessible Applications Tutorial This link will open a new browser window.

(http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/vsent7/...)

Microsoft's free online tutorial on designing accessible software.

Equal Access to Software and Information This link will open a new browser window.

(http://people.rit.edu/easi/)

On-line training on accessible information technology for people with disabilities.

Trace Center This link will open a new browser window.

(http://trace.wisc.edu)

Trace Research and Development Center- specializes in the design of accessible information technology products.

UI Access This link will open a new browser window.

(http://www.uiaccess.com)

The "freshest" resource for universal interface design and usability accessibility information.

Web Accessibility Initiative This link will open a new browser window.

(http://www.w3.org/wai)

World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility Initiative, an international virtual working on the ongoing refinement of guidelines for all aspects of web accessibility.

National Center for Accessible Electronic and Information Technology in Education This link will open a new browser window.

(http://www.washington.edu/accessit/index.php)

National Center for Accessible Electronic and Information Technology in Education - searchable database of questions and answers pertinent to educational settings including libraries.

WebAIM - Web Accessibility in Mind This link will open a new browser window.

(http://www.webaim.org)

Comprehensive web accessibility information and solutions.