Lake Superior College

Accessibility & Universal Design
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Universal Design in Education Overview
Universal Design Planning in Higher Education
  • Accessibility for Online Course Content (for instructors) Unrestricted Resource
    Portland Community College site designed to show instructors how to make course content accessible. Site contains step-by-step instructions for a number of online teaching tools.   
  • UDL on Campus Unrestricted Resource
    UDL on Campus is a resource for universal design in higher education. The site contains information on the requirements of universal design and a collection of resources to use for various applications. The Teaching Approaches area includes an instructional video of how to produce a multi-media case-based learning assignment. 
  • NCDAE "Cheatsheets" Unrestricted Resource
    These one-page accessibility resources, or “cheatsheets,” have been developed to assist anyone who is creating accessible content. 
  • NC State University IT Accessibility Quick Guide Unrestricted Resource
    This quick guide website is designed to provide a blueprint for how to plan, build and check if course content is accessible.
  • WAVE: Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool Unrestricted Resource
    WAVE (Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool) site allows users to test their website's accessibility. Site will generate a detailed report.
LSC Campus Resources
Microsoft Accessibility Tools
Microsoft Windows Accessibility Tools Unrestricted Resource
Microsoft Windows development site offers an accessibility overview, along with latest developments.
Microsoft PowerPoint, Universally Designed (CSU)
Universal Design: Microsoft Word 2010/2013 (UC Irvine)
Assistive Technology
Free or Low Cost Assistive Technology Unrestricted Resource
Developed by Augsburg College's Disability Services, this handout lists numerous free and low cost programs, mobile applications and softwares for assistive technology.  
BridgingApps Unrestricted Resource
BridgingApps is a program of Easter Seals Greater Houston that provides access to educational and therapeutic tools--anywhere, anytime--allowing parents, teachers, and therapists to effectively use mobile devices and apps to target and improve individual skill development to help children and adults with disabilities reach their highest levels of physical and cognitve development.  
Accessibility Features on Android Unrestricted Resource
Free course that covers all of the Android accessibility features on both tablets and phone devices. Over 34 short lectures in one hour cover vision, hearing, language and fine motor features. 
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Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans Unrestricted Resource
Information Technology Accessibility Training Resources Website from the Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans. 


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