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UW-IT Accessible Technology Services

UW-IT’s Accessible Technology Services (ATS) provides services designed to increase the accessibility of IT developed, procured and used at the University of Washington. ATS staff includes several globally renown experts in the field of technology accessibility. For help with particular issues, please contact any of the following staff members. For additional options for receiving help, see Getting Help with Accessibility.

Team member Specialty areas
Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D.
Director, Accessible Technology Services
Affiliate Professor, College of Education
  • Policy, plan development & implementation
  • Co-Chair, IT Accessibility Task Force
  • IT Accessibility Liaisons
  • Statewide efforts
Terrill Thompson
Manager, IT Accessibility Team
  • Accessible web design and development
  • Procurement processes
  • Media player accessibility; audio description
Hadi Rangin
IT Accessibility Specialist
  • Engagement with IT vendors
  • Monthly accessibility and usability meetups for web designers/developers
  • Design/redesign of web applications
Dan Comden
Access Technology Center Manager
  • IT inventory/audit data collection
  • Training opportunities
  • Process for IT developers
Gaby de Jongh
IT Accessibility Specialist
  • Document accessibility (e.g., Word, PDF, PowerPoint)
  • Promotion, training, and support
  • (Co-lead) free captioning & research project
Anna Marie Golden, MHCI+D
IT Accessibility Specialist
  • Web accessibility
  • Promotion, training, and support
Mary-Colleen Jenkins
Instruction Accessibility Specialist
  • Instruction and course accessibility; Universal Design for Learning (Canvas, online components, etc.)
  • Faculty outreach, engagement, training, and support
  • Monthly Instruction Accessibility Meetup for faculty and support staff
Andrea Mano
Assistive Technologist
  • Assistive technology
  • Overall logistics and support
Lyla Crawford
Program Operations Specialist, DO-IT
  • Coordinate Capacity Building Institutes
  • Facilitate statewide Communities of Practice
Susie Hawkey
Operations Manager
Accessible Technology Services
  • (Co-lead) free captioning & research project
  • ATS staffing, budget, administration
  • Relationships with UW administrative support