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Accessible Technology

• Accessibility requests
• Software and hardware evaluation
• Captioning and alternative formats

Services (4)

I need accessibility advice

IT provides consulting to help departments meet requirements of UM's Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility policy. Accessible Technology Services can provide help with ensuring that all educational technology and its products (documents, instructional materials, media, software, hardware, computing systems and websites) meet accessibility requirements.

I need an accessible alternative text format

Students registered with UM's Disability Services for Students may request alternative formats for their textbooks through Central IT's Accessible Technology Services.

I need software or hardware reviewed for accessibility

IT provides electronic and information technology (EIT) review to help departments meet requirements of UM's Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility policy. Accessible Technology Services provides software and hardware review as part of Procurement along with a variety of other reviews to ensure that documents, instructional materials, media, software, hardware, computing systems and websites meet accessibility requirements.

I need to caption audio and video for accessibility

Captioning is a verbatim rendering of the words, speech sounds and non-speech sounds that appear with the visual recording in synchronized fashion. Captioning makes it possible for people who are deaf or hard of hearing to access audio information.