[Athen] Accessibility Centers

Wink Harner foreigntype at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 16:23:15 PDT 2014

Wouldn't that be wonderful! I'm sure Gaier can share how the High Tech center came into being. It's highly probable "we" (in the field) could write/apply for a grant to get it started.

Wink Harner
foreigntype at gmail.com

> On Jul 3, 2014, at 4:14 PM, Karen Sorensen <karen.sorensen at pcc.edu> wrote:


> Hi -

> I have a dream of a statewide or at least a college-wide accessibility center where:

> faculty can get training on accessible course content creation,

> end user testing of dynamic products and tools can be done,

> and hosting of special projects like Subject area accessibility studies can be managed.

> Our director has asked if there are other centers like this that I know of. I know of the High Tech Center in California and DO-It at Univ. of WA, but are there others? How did these and others get started? Who runs them?


> Thanks everyone!


> Best,


> Karen


> Karen M. Sorensen

> Accessibility Advocate for Online Courses

> www.pcc.edu/access

> Portland Community College

> 971-722-4720

> "The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.” Tim Berners-Lee


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