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NCDAE: The National Center on Disability and Access to Education

Joining together to improve the accessibility
of electronically-mediated education

January 2014 Newsletter

Featured Resource

Blueprint for Institutional Web Accessibility

This blueprint will guide you through several key phases of implementing institutional accessibility: Gaining support from administration, engaging in institutional self-study, benchmarking and planning, reporting and providing recommendations, and finally making accessibility improvements at your institution.

From Our Blog

Institutional Guidelines on Captioning

Creating institutional guidance for faculties and staffs on captioning can be a tricky issue. This blog post shares what others in the field have to say.

News and Resources

Year in Review: Trends, Hot Topics, and What’s in Store for 2014

This article highlights the most important ADA Title III topics of 2013, with Digital Accessibility topping the list again for 2014.

Window-Eyes and Microsoft Office

GW Micro, in collaboration with Microsoft, has announced they will make Window-Eyes available for free to users of all Microsoft Office products 2010 or later.

First Deaf-Blind Student at Harvard Law Pursues Dreams

Haben Girma discusses the challenges of being both deaf and blind and her journey to attend Harvard Law School.

8 Trillion Reasons to Make Your Technology Accessible

A new report from Gartner reveals a large and growing market for accessible technologies.

Software Upgrade to Increase Accessibility

The University of Minnesota is launching software upgrades that will help make the university accessible to all students and employees.