Over one billion people worldwide have disabilities or impairments. They may not successfully use or fully experience web sites and services, content, and digital materialsĀ  unless these are designed for accessibility.

Action Needed

You can participate using the IT-sponsored materials and activities detailed below! More information about GAAD is offered at their site (Actions). You can also refer to WPI's Digital Accessibility Policy (Actions).


Hands-on Activities

Information Technology (IT) representatives invite  you to join us in Gordon Library this Thursday, May 19 from 11 AM- 1 PM to try some hands-on activities designed to help understand several accessibility needs.

Accessibility in Word Documents - New Article!

This checklist helps you create an accessible Word document, and links to videos with examples (Related Article)

Designing Accessible Canvas Courses

The Academic Technology Center offers information to assist faculty with designing more accessible Canvas course sites and course materials in  Canvas Accessibility and UDL for Canvas  (Action). 

Jennison Asuncion - Diversity in Technology Profile

Jennison Asuncion is the head of accessibility engineering at LinkedIn as well as the cofounder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day. (Related Article)

Accessibility on the WPI Hub

The IT Sustainable Inclusive Excellence hub subsite is your one-stop shop for Hub content for accessibility (Actions). Optionally, search for materials using the Accessibility tag.