Accessibility Resources

UMS:IT Accessibility: The University of Maine System Information Technology office maintains a comprehensive site with resources for purchasing or creating accessible materials as well as finding campus based disability supports.

Accessibility and Usability at Penn State: Penn State has one of the best collection of resources and original content for practitioners in higher education looking to make the user experience for their learners more accessible.

Create accessible Microsoft Office 2010 documents: This site includes a collection of tutorials that use both video demonstrations and text based handouts to develop skills. The Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities created an accessibility toolbar to add to your ribbon in Microsoft Word. Download it from the site here.

USM Center for Technology Enhanced Learning (CTEL) Accessibility Series: USM offered a series of four workshops on providing accessible digital learning experiences in the Spring of 2014. Materials from the workshops, including recordings of the events, are available on this website.

Accessible Digital Office Document Project: In addition to step-by-step directions on creating accessible documents in a variety of software applications, this site also highlights "curb cuts" or strategies for achieving accessibility that provide significant benefit for everyone.

Accessibility Information by Product

Accessibility Tip Sheets


 Universal Design for Learning