IT Accessibility Policies and Practices in Higher Education: Research Findings
Proposal No: 237
Bios & Handouts
- Participants will learn about the current state of accessibility efforts in U.S. higher education institutions.
- Participants will learn several strategies for addressing web and technology accessibility in higher education.
- Participants will learn several common characteristics of web and technology accessibility policies.
Terrill Thompson is manager of the IT Accessibility Team at the University of Washington.
Sheryl Burgstahler is Director of UW Accessible Technology, and founded and directs the DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center, which promotes the success of individuals with disabilities in postsecondary education and careers, using technology as an empowering tool.