Celebrating the Participants in the 2022 Extreme Makeover: PDF Edition

Congratulations and thank you to the following groups for helping Wake make our websites more accessible! ZSR Library RIDE office Wake Forest Scholars Program Institutional Research Center for Global Programs & Studies Space Information in Facilities and Campus Services Online Education Information Systems Collectively we committed to removing, transferring to new formats, or remediating 576 […]

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Celebrate and learn: Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2022

May 19, 2022 is the 11th annual celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). This online global event is intended to raise awareness about the impact of inaccessibility on the more than one billion people worldwide who experience disabilities. Join people at Wake and around the world in spreading awareness and learning more about digital […]

Celebrating the Participants and Winners of the 2021 Extreme Makeover: PDF Edition

December 13, 2021by Eudora Struble The Accessible Content Working Group and the IS Technology Accessibility Team, as part of the Technology Accessibility Program (TAP), wish to congratulate and thank all those who participated in the first year of our Extreme Makeover: PDF Edition! WFU colleagues, both faculty and staff, enrolled 21 sites or courses in the […]

Join us in celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021

Post by Jonathan Milam and Eudora Struble, members of the Accessible Content Working Group May 20th, 2021 is the 10th annual celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD is an online global event to raise awareness about digital access and inclusion that highlights how accessibility impacts the more than one billion people worldwide who […]

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3 Tips for Better Digital Documents: Be more inclusive and accessible!

From the Accessible Content Working Group For many years, PDFs were considered the best document type for any and all purposes, but our understanding of technology and users has evolved. If you feel like your document workflows might be stuck in 1993, the year PDFs were launched, then read on to learn how to make […]

Improving Accessibility and Inclusion in Virtual Spaces

By Carrie Johnston, Jonathan Milam, Amy Mohan, and Eudora Struble (members of the Accessible Content Working Group) For months now, we have been meeting, learning, and socializing in virtual spaces. Some experiences are positive, some neutral, and sometimes we may regret having clicked the “register” button. When it’s time to host our own virtual engagements, […]

Two New WFU Blog Posts Related to Technology Accessibility

Check out two new WFU blog posts that relate to technology accessibility! One post is a part of the Instructional Technology Group (ITG) blog and one is part of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT) blog. Robert Vidrine, who is part of the ITG and an Accessible Content Working Group member, has written […]

2020 Web Accessibility Challenge Champions

The Accessible Content Working Group and the Technology Accessibility Program (TAP) wish to congratulate everyone who participated in our first year of the Web Accessibility Challenge! All of the participants enthusiastically engaged in efforts to make their digital content more accessible and inclusive. We thank all of the participants for being allies for digital accessibility! […]

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the ADA!

Post by Jonathan Milam, Michael Shuman, and Eudora Struble Sunday, July 26, 2020, marks the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) being signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. This important civil rights law prohibits discrimination based on disability in areas of public life, such as employment, schools, transportation, and public […]

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Join the 2020 Web Accessibility Challenge!

Beginning Monday, June 29, and running through Friday, July 24, Wake Forest University will participate in a Web Accessibility Challenge!  An annual event at NC State University, this year they have invited a number of other North Carolina colleges and universities to join the challenge, including Wake Forest University, Appalachian State University, UNC Asheville, East […]