Reverse Pictionary: Do accessibility and UDL practices really make a difference?

Bios & Handouts

Scheduled at 9:15am in Meadowbrook II on Friday November, 18.



  • Valorie Sundby, Web Accessibility Compliance Specialist, Arapahoe Community College
  • Lee Christopher, Ph.D., Director eLearning, Arapahoe Community College

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format:
  • Expertise Level: Not provided
  • Type of session: General Conference


This interactive session will have lots of opportunity for audience participation. Contestants will be asked to draw images, diagrams, equations and other content from a script read either by the host or recorded from a screen reader.


We will ask for judges and contestants from the attendees. If everyone wants to play, GREAT!

The Host reads (or plays recording of screen reader) a script of what a person hears with a screen reader. Contestants will draw what they hear. The panel of judges will score both the Contestant drawing and the script. Judges and contestants will be able to comment on their experience. There will be prizes!

Some samples contain common accessibility issues. Others will apply accessibility and UDL best practices.


  1. How accessibility and UDL best practices make a difference in practical applications
  2. Experience how people learn and perceive content in different ways
  3. Experience the world of "hearing" content

Disability Areas

Cognitive/Learning, Vision

Topic Areas

Alternate Format, Assistive Technology, eBooks, Faculty Instruction/Accessible Course Design, Information Resources

Speaker Bio(s)

Valorie Sundby

Valorie Sundby has a degree in Management Information Systems and works in the field of Web Accessibility Compliance. Valorie works half-time for Interactive Accessibility and half-time at Arapahoe Community College's Health Information Technology Department. She completed the Professional Certification for Web Accessibility Compliance from the University of South Australia. As a member of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals, Valorie is on the Certification Committee which is in the process of developing a series of profession-wide Accessibility Certification exams. As a member of the Colorado Community College System Task Force for Web -IT Accessibility, she helped draft the President's Procedure on Web Accessibility in 2014 and continues to consult with task force members and system colleges in Web Accessibility Compliance.

Lee Christopher, Ph.D.

Lee Christopher is the Director of eLearning at Arapahoe Community College and also an ACC instructor. Lee has a BA in Philosophy, an M.Ed, and a M.F.A in Writing and Poetics. Lee earned a Doctorate in Education from Capella University. Her dissertation title is Universal Design for Learning: Implementation and Challenges of Community Colleges. Lee is on the Colorado Community College System Task Force for Web -IT Accessibility. She has a passion for Universal Design for Learning and was guest editor for December 2014 Vol-9 No-12 of Design for ALL a publication of Design for All Institute of India.