To receive alternative course materials, discuss reasonable accommodations, and learn more about related events and services at your college, please visit your campus-specific accessibility/disability services website.
Amherst College Accessibility Services
Hampshire College Office of Accessibility Resources and Services
Mount Holyoke College AccessAbility Services
Smith College Disability Services
UMass Amherst Disability Services
Students: Please note that requests for accommodations or supplemental materials should be placed through your college's accessibility/disability services and not through your professors unless otherwise directed by your college's accessibility services coordinator.
Students taking a Five College course (a course not at their home institution) who would like to request an accommodation should fill out the Five College Accommodation Request Form.
Training Resources for Creating Accessible Files, Media, and Web Content
- Creating Accessible Content and Files, a Five College resource
- Make Your Pages Accessible to the Visually Impaired, an Amherst College resources
- ACCESS Project at Colorado State University
- NCDAE Accessibility Cheatsheets for Microsoft and Adobe Products
- WebAIM Articles and Guides on Web Accessibility
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 - technical standards recommeded by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
- Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool (WAVE) provided by www.WebAim.org
- WebAim Color Contrast Checker http://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker
- University of Washington's PDF Accessibility Guide - includes a great guide on web accessibility, too!