Technology and Universal Design

DO-IT maintains an extensive collection of publications, video presentations, and web resources concerning information technology and universal design, including the following. Most video presentations are freely available on the website and also for sale in DVD format. Permission is granted to reproduce DO-IT materials in whole or in part as long as the source is acknowledged.

Web Resources

  • AccessSTEM - the Alliance for Students with Disabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics maintains a searchable Knowledge Base of frequently asked questions, case studies, and promising practices related to assistive technology, universal design, and accommodating people with disabilities in STEM.
  • AccessComputing - the Alliance for Access to Computing Careers features a searchable Knowledge Base of frequently asked questions, case studies, and promising practices related to increasing the representation of people with disabilities in computing careers.
  • UW Information Technology Accessibility - a comprehensive collection of resources for making IT accessible to people with disabilities.
  • AccessDL is for discussing and sharing resources regarding issues related to creating accessible distance learning courses.

Overview and Value of Technology Access for People with Disabilities

Assistive Technology

Universal/Accessible Design of Information Technology