Accessibility

Accessibility Services 

Accessibility Services, housed within ATI, provides support for faculty in a variety of ways, including the creation or remediation of accessible instructional materials, procurement of accessible software and hardware, and web accessibility. We encourage you to visit the Accessibility Services standalone webpage, where you will find a comprehensive overview of these topics and more, including training, tutorials, and templates

 

 

 

Accessibility includes: 

  • Accessible syllabus template
  • Accessibility tools
  • Tutorials
  • Assistive Technology & Accessibility Center lab 
  • Video captioning resources

Make every single thing accessible – Stevie Wonder

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard Ally helps institutions build a more inclusive learning environment and improve the student experience by helping them take clear control of course content with usability, accessibility, and quality in mind. Improving the accessibility of course material ensures that students in your class who may be diverse learners or an individual with a disability who relies on assistive technology will have equal access to information. 

Visit the Accessibility Services website to add Ally to your Blackboard courses. 

Accessibility FAQs

I have a question about the accessibility of my course materials, how can I get help?

We have a dedicated Accessibility Services office that can help you with all aspects of accessibility best practices. 

New Accessible Gaming Controller Created by ATI!

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At the SMSU Cross Up Tournament, Oct. 26, players used an adaptive gaming controller created by ATI's ATAC department.

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3D Printing For Accessibility

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Under the supervision of ATI's Kevin Cleppe, student assistants are starting to collaborate with the 3D printing Innovation lab to create custom

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Blackboard Ally in 61 Classes to Date!

Blackboard ALLY - Making course content accessible

Ally augments the Blackboard LMS to provide faculty with real-time information on the accessibility of their course materials. In addition, if they so

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