Creating an Accessibility Resource for Your Campus

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Presented at 2:15pm in Penrose 2 on Thursday, November 9, 2023.



  • Danielle Smith, Assistive Technology Coordinator, University of Mary Washington

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format: Lecture
  • Expertise Level: All Levels
  • Type of session: General Conference


This presentation will be about how a smaller university created an online resource to provide information to the campus community about working with students with disabilities, having digital content be accessible, and creating an accessible classroom environment.


This presentation will dive into how a smaller university created an online resource to support their campus community in regards to working with students with disabilities and creating digitally accessible materials. The presentation will go over how the project came about, what steps were taken to create the resource, how to get faculty involved, and how the resource was launched. The resource was launched right as the COVID-19 Pandemic created this work from home environment and therefore it became a crucial resource for faculty and staff when creating materials that needed to be accessible to all.


  1. Learning how a smaller university created an online resource to support their campus community
  2. Using faculty to gain feedback, support, and additional information
  3. Creating plan to update resource as needed

Disability Areas

All Areas

Topic Areas

Accessible Course Design, Accessible Educational Materials, Faculty Development & Support, Uncategorized

Speaker Bio(s)

Danielle Smith

Danielle Smith is the Assistive Technology Coordinator at the University of Mary Washington. Danielle obtained a BS in Business Administration from Oswego State (2014) and a M.Ed in Cultural Foundations of Education from Syracuse University (2020). She has been working in Disability Services for 9 years mostly concentrated on Assistive Technology and Digital Accessibility. Danielle has published an online resource call Access for All which she will be presenting on during the conference.