The University of Minnesota is committed to the idea that accessibility is everyone's everyday work.
All you have to do is start small. For example:
- Choose one of the 7 core skills and practice.
- Take a Digital Accessibility Badging Program course.
- Join a campus accessibility group.
Then use the Filter and Sort Options below and review what you learned, or learn even more skills!
Accessibility Skills Pages and Events
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Eliminating barriers for an individual upon request (accommodation) is good and important. Better is creating an inclusive environment for all (accessibility).
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors for a presentation by Ben Peck of University Relations about making accessible Word and Google Docs and how to convert them to Portable Document Format (PDF).
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors for a workshop on how to create accessible documents (including PDFs), with Ben Peck from University Relations.
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors on Thursday, June 25th, for a presentation by Accessibility Ambassadors Amy Drayer from University Libraries and Khaled Musa of Academic Technology Support Services.
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors for a presentation by accessibility ambassador Amanda Ryan of the Institute on Community Integration within CEHD.
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors for a presentation by Susan Hagen of University Relations about making social media more accessible.
The Accessible U website is governed by the Accessible U Committee, established in the spring of 2021.
Adaptive technologies are products, equipment, and services that help users with disabilities access digital content. They work best with materials created while following accessibility best practices.