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Web Accessibility

General Guide and Best Practices for Creating Acccessible Web Content

Texas Tech Resources

Overview of TTU Accessibility Resources

 

Area Providing Service

Assistive Technology Services

Website

TTU Student Disability Services

Offers accommodation services to students

https://www.depts.ttu.edu/sds/

TTU Office of the Provost

Provides accessibility information and training for faculty, primarily through eLearning and Academic Partnerships (eLAP). ELAP also provides captioning services for recorded faculty lectures and other media resources. 

http://www.depts.ttu.edu/elearning/accessibility/

TTU eLearning

Blackboard Ally provides review and suggested remedies for TTU course content hosted on Blackboard.

https://www.depts.ttu.edu/elearning/accessibility/ally/

 

TTU Operations Division

Supports the 65 Raider Rooms on campus that provide Listening Assist technology for the hearing impaired.

https://www.depts.ttu.edu/odpa/SPI/EISM/raiderrooms/index.php

TTU IT Division

Provides specific software tools for students, faculty, and staff such as JAWS (screen reader) and ZoomText (screen enlargement), through the Fusion application.

http://www.depts.ttu.edu/itts/software/index.php

The applications listed above are also included on all Advanced Technology Learning Center (ATLC) computer labs across campus.

http://www.depts.ttu.edu/itts/labs/index.php

 

Many software vendors include accessibility and productivity tools within their applications. Microsoft products have accessibility features built in. These include Dictate in Microsoft Word, and Dictate and real-time captions in PowerPoint. Additional information can be found at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/. Apple has also developed many accessibility tools within iOS, such as VoiceOver and Magnifier. Additional information can be found at https://www.apple.com/accessibility/

 

Information for many of these services is available at accessibility.ttu.edu. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact IT Help Central at (806) 742-4357 (HELP) or ithelpcentral@ttu.edu.