The Texas A&M Engineering Information Technology Office is committed to assisting the Texas A&M Engineering communities in finding technology resources to aid in compliance with technology accessibility laws and policy, and to help support innovation.
There are several resources on and off-campus to find tutorials, locate formal training, or get general guidance and assistance for technology accessibility compliance needs.
If you have questions or need help finding resources and training related to technology accessibility compliance, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following references can be a starting point for information.
At the Texas A&M IT website, you can find the laws, regulations and policy regarding technology accessibility requirements. You can also find resources that help determine if web-based content meets technology accessibility requirements.
This website provides guidance for teaching at Texas A&M including guidance for course and universal learning design and curriculum.
The ITS webpages provide information to help faculty bring technology teaching tools into the classroom. The ITS staff can help ensure that courses taught through “eCampus” are accessibility compliant.
It is recommended that faculty capture their course lectures on a regular basis in the event a student presents an accommodation letter. Once an accommodation letter has been presented, faculty can proceed with captioning lectures and any other video content that may be utilized as a learning tool. See “Captioning Process at the College of Engineering” for guidance regarding lecture capture and captioning.
It is the responsibility of each department (or agency) and website designers and developers to apply required accessibility standards to both current and future departmental or agency websites. Staffs also need to ensure that any documents or forms posted on a departmental website meet accessibility standards. The following web-based resources provide guidance and help.
At the Texas A&M IT website, you can find the laws, regulations, and policy regarding accessibility requirements. You can also find resources that help determine if web-based content meets accessibility requirements.
Assistance for students can be found at the University Disability Services Office website.
Information found at the University Disability Services website is directed toward providing assistance to students. However, faculty can also find tips on working with students with disabilities at the website.
This information will be updated as more current information becomes available.
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