Accessibility Resources for Faculty
Helpful Resources and Links
Internal AU Links and Resources
Academic Support and Access Center provides support and services for students with disabilities within the AU community. Additionally they provide resources for faculty and campus partners on how to best accommodate students with disabilities.
- Content Publishing Tool’s Accessibility Best Practices
External Links and Resources
- Cast.org offers more information on Universal Design for Learning if you are interesting in learning more.
- Microsoft Office’s Make your content accessible to everyone provides resources and tutorials on working within specific Microsoft products to make your content accessible.
- University of Minnesota’s Start Small, Start Now webpage provides some practical and tactile advice making your classroom more accessible.
Download Microsoft Office
The latest version of Microsoft Office has great accessibility features that are easy to use. A free download of the current version of Microsoft applications (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) is available through the portal. An AU login is required to download the software. The Office of Information Techonology has created instructions for downloading and installing Microsoft Office to help you get started.