Tag Archive: Accessibility

Watch “Accessibility Is for Everyone” Recording

Accessibility is for Everyone!, 2021 Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Hosted by the UC Electronic Accessibility Committee, May 20, 2021

There was a big turnout for “Accessibility Is for Everyone,” the 2021 Global Accessibility Awareness Day webinar.

The webinar recording is now available. Watch six fast-paced sessions about things you can do to make UC’s online environment more welcoming…
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Accessibility Is for Everyone: May 20 Webinar

A globe with various people with disabilities standing on it, in various locations

Digital accessibility isn’t just for coders or web designers. All of us can do something in our daily work to make the world more accessible and inclusive for people who may have disabilities, whether temporary or permanent.

May 20 is…
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Making a UCSF COVID Site Accessible: From Tweet to Action

UCSF Medical Center

By Jill Wolters. This is a digital accessibility success story that started on Twitter. A member of my Digital Accessibility Advisory Committee, Ed Chen, brought a Tweet to my attention: a screen reader user encountered a content barrier on an…
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Going Online? Choose Accessible

By Judy Thai. For many of us, our professional lives and the lives of our students have moved online with the COVID-19 pandemic. But is that online world accessible to people with disabilities? As a university committed to diversity
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Advancing Accessible Technologies for All

Researchers working on wayfinding technology for older adults and individuals with vision impairments (from left): Ph.D. student Emory Edwards, M.S. student Maya Gupta, Professor Stacy Branham and undergraduate Hipolito Ruiz.

By Shani Murray. Informatics researchers are currently leading two accessible technology projects: one targeting children with neuro-developmental disorders, and the other targeting older adults and people with vision impairments through a partnership with Toyota.

Two current projects led by researchers…
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Document and Web Accessibility: Basic Tips and Online Training

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By Yvonne Tevis. Did you know images in a website or document need “alt tags” to be accessible? Or that links should never be “here” or “read more?”  

Find out how and why through two new tip sheets from Siteimprove.   

Getting Started with the Basics 

The UC Electronic…
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Top 5 UC IT Stories for 2019

UC IT staff wait in line to register for UCTech 2019

By Mark Cianca and Yvonne Tevis.

  1. Diversity and Inclusion Get the Spotlight
    The UC IT community is focusing on diversity from all angles. A new “Diversifying the IT Culture” track boasted 16 sessions at our big annual…
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For Children with Complex Medical Situations, A New Roadmap for Improving Health

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Children with severe disabilities, serious cognitive impairments and medically complex situations require more specialized health care during their lifetimes. But establishing a consistent way to identify their overall health needs and measure progress in meeting those needs has been an…
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UC Experts Present at Assistive Technology Conference

Lucy Greco speaking at the CSUN Assistive Technologies Conference

By Yvonne Tevis.

Just a few blocks from Disneyland, the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference – the largest annual accessibility conference in the country – concluded its 34th year last week. Hosted by Cal State Northridge, the conference attracts a global…
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