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Accessibility Resources for LCC Faculty & Staff

Lower Columbia College provides equal opportunity to its educational and administrative services, programs, and activities in accordance with federal and state law.

Equal opportunity includes appropriate and effective access to technology for students, employees, and community members. Ensuring equal opportunity to technology is the responsibility of all college administrators, faculty, and staff.

See also:

  Training Opportunities

See list of updated training opportunities. New opportunities will be added, as they are known.

Training Resources

Scroll below for links to Accessibility Resources from the Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges (SBCTC). This information has been collected from the Accessibility 101 Canvas trainings provided to LCC employees in February 2017 and 2018.

The Basics

Accessibility Webinar Recordings

  • Webinar Recordings by Jess Thompson, SBCTC

Laws & Policies

  • Federal and state laws that regulate accessibility.

Why Accessibility Matters

  • Why accessibility is important to students and faculty in higher education.

Access vs. Accommodation

  • The difference between these two concepts.

Terms & Concepts

  • Explanation of terms and tools used when addressing accessibility.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

  • Origins of 'universal design' and guidelines for using it.

Accessible Design Principles

  • Primary components of accessibility.

Using and Procuring Accessible Technology and Materials

  • How to work with vendors and publishers to make sure they provide accessibility.

Being an Accessibility Advocate

  • How you can advocate for providing accessibility.

Creating an Action Plan: Part I

  • How you can create a plan for making your materials accessible, without becoming overwhelmed.

Creating an Action Plan: Part II

  • Advanced action plan recommendations.

CTC Listserv


Contact Accessibility Coordinators

  Brandon Ray/Director of IT Services/Technology Accessibility Coordinator

   (360) 442-2251
Fax: (360) 442-2259
  bray@lowercolumbia.edu

  Mary Kate Morgan/Director of Disability Support Services & Special Populations

   (360) 442-2341
  mmorgan@lowercolumbia.edu

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