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Cal Poly is committed to the idea that accessibility is part of everyone's workflow. Writing, designing, and communicating with accessibility in mind is the first step. Develop your skills with the links below or sign up for training.

The accessibility of digital content should be evaluated by performing both software-assisted and manual checks to identify issues. Think about accessibility during your content's creation and test whenever you add additional content or features. If possible, test your content with screen reader software.

You should frequently assess the accessibility of your digital content, such as a single document or web page, a web site, or an entire domain. A thorough process includes both the use of automated tools and manual assessments.

Faculty can find more in depth information about instructional materials training at the Center for Teaching and Learning.

New trainings and resources are coming soon.

Creating Accessible Documents

Microsoft Office Documents: Word, Excel, Powerpoint

PDF (coming soon)

Email (coming soon)

Creating Accessible Videos

Creating videos

Video captioning workshops (sign ups coming soon).

Creating Accessible Web Content and Social Media


Social Media

Accessible Zoom Meetings

'Disability Tapas' Offered Every Thursday

Disabilities come in many different forms and can vary greatly. Join the Disability Resource Center (DRC) for some snack-size information and interactive discussions on a variety of disability-related topics.

Presentations are geared toward faculty and staff (students are welcome), and offered every Thursday from 11:10 a.m. to 12:00 pm via Zoom. See the DRC website for more information.

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