Organizations and Listervs

High Tech Center Training Unit of the California Community Colleges

High Tech Center Training Unit homepage

Altmedia listerv

The High Tech Center Training Unit of the California Community Colleges is a state of the art training and support facility for community college faculty and staff wishing to acquire or improve teaching skills, methodologies, and pedagogy in Assistive Computer Technology, Alternate Media and Web Accessibility. The HTCTU supports High Tech Center programs at one-hundred and fourteen community colleges and satellite centers. (Offers many resources available to schools outside of the California Community Colleges system).

Alt Media is great for help with: accessible books, accessible technology, captioning, Section 508 standards

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

Association on Higher Education and Disability

AHEAD listserv

AHEAD is the premiere professional association committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education.

AHEAD is great for help with: accommodations, legal, general technology, job postings, surveys

Access Technology Higher Education Network (ATHEN)

Access Technology Higher Education Network homepage

ATHEN listserv

ATHEN is a network of higher education professionals committed to improving accessibility for students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

ATHEN is great for help with: accessible books, accessible technology, captioning, Section 508 standards

EDUCAUSE IT Accessibility Constituent Group (ITACCESS)

IT Accessibility Constituent Group homepage

ITACCESS Listserv

EDUCAUSE® is a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education.

The IT Accessibility Constituent Group will help the EDUCAUSE community to assess the scope of issues of IT accessibility, identify resources and initiatives, develop best practices on policy and assistive program and service development, and in general focus on how to approach campus-wide universal access to information available via technology by engaging in dialogue across boundaries within and beyond the campus environment. This group meets at the EDUCAUSE annual conference and uses the electronic discussion list to discuss issues throughout the year.

EDUCAUSE is great for help with:  admin or IT level accessible books, accessible technology, captioning, Section 508 standards

 

Web Accessibility in Mind (WebAIM)

WebAIM homepage

WebAIM listserv

Our mission is to empower organizations to make their web content accessible to people with disabilities.

WebAIM is great for: specific WCAG questions, accessible websites