[Athen] RE: institutional policy for purchasing technology

Sheryl Burgstahler sherylb at uw.edu
Thu Apr 25 13:10:37 PDT 2013

A huge challenge in all of this is to get accessibility included in the purchasing process, when in many categories there is NO product that is reasonably accessible. Anyone have some wording to get around that issue?
Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D.
Director, UW Accessible Technology & DO-IT, UW-IT
Affiliate Professor, Education
University of Washington, Box 354842
Seattle, WA 98195
206-543-0622 FAX 206-221-4171
sherylb at uw.edu

On Apr 25, 2013, at 12:25 PM, Hunziker, Dawn A - (hunziker) wrote:

> Please reply to the list – we’re in the process of working on this type of information as well and any information / resources would be appreciated!


> Thanks!


> Dawn


> ~~

> Dawn Hunziker

> Coordinator, Technology Access


> Disability Resource Center

> 520-626-9409

> hunziker at email.arizona.edu


> From: athen-list-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu [mailto:athen-list-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Shadrick, Megan E

> Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:19 PM

> To: athen-list at mailman1.u.washington.edu

> Subject: [Athen] institutional policy for purchasing technology


> With there always being the “next big thing” in educational technology and learning platforms; I know I am not the only one struggling to make sure the products being purchased are accessible. Does anyone have a solid institutional policy or procedure for the purchasing of technology that they would be willing to share?

> Thank you so much

> Megan Shadrick M.A., M.S., COMS

> Associate Director

> Disability Resource Center-Access Technology Center

> Missouri State University

> meganshadrick at missouristate.edu

> http://www.missouristate.edu/atc


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