Our new department Digital Accessibility Liaison, Carolyn Clabo, has been attending monthly meetings with UNC Information Technology Services since 2017. She is part of the Digital Accessibility office (DAO) working group responsible for establishing UNC’s policy and standards for Digital Accessibility. Carolyn will be our point person and can provide information on resources that are available here at UNC. Ms. Clabo is a member of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals, National Digital Inclusion Alliance, and HighEdWeb Association.
Read more about the Digital Accessibility office launches at ITS. For the DAO Office website and resources please click here. Join the next informational meeting to hear an overview on what the office does, the progress it has made on campus since launching, and why it’s so important for UNC to be digitally accessible.
More information on upcoming trainings:
Want to make sure that your website, course, software, or videos are accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities, but don’t know where to start? This training is for you.
In the Digital Accessibility Awareness training, you’ll:
- hear about different kinds of disabilities and ways to accommodate them
- learn the basics of creating accessible documents with Microsoft Office, PDF, and web
- find out about the Digital Accessibility Office team and services
UNC will be offering this course regularly through 2020-2021. See our calendar and sign up now. Digital Accessibility Awareness Training calendar link https://go.unc.edu/digital-accessibility-training