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NCDAE: The National Center on Disability and Access to Education

Increasing universal access by
developing educational resources


From its inception, NCDAE has created many resources intended to increase awareness of universal access and the need to develop accessible electronically-mediated education. The target audience is broad and includes policy makers, educators, and industry leaders. Here you can find informative cheatsheets, articles, and institutional tips that further increase understanding of electronic accessibility, along with archives of past NCDAE activities. For more resources that are updated monthly, view our newsletter.

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Visit Recommended Practice Resources for examples for each of our four steps.


A series of informative accessibility handouts, or "cheatsheets," have been developed to assist anyone who is creating accessible content using everyday tools such as Microsoft Word and YouTube. These resources are one printed page each and are developed specifically for less-technical individuals, such as faculty.

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NCDAE provides articles about important issues regarding accessibility of online and distance education.

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Institutional Tips

NCDAE offers tips specifically catered toward institutions and the issues they face in gaining web accessibility support at their campus. This section also features experiences from example institutions in "Voices from the Field".

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Looking for something else? View our archives for past projects, events, and information, including our factsheets and newsletters. The NCDAE archives encompass much of the work done by NCDAE since its creation in 2004. In this section, you will be able to review activities of the NCDAE, access the NCDAE newsletters, find transcripts and recordings of all NCDAE webcasts and find materials related to the two National Summits on Disability and Distance Education hosted by NCDAE.