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Web Accessibility Services

Friday, July 19, 2024

Business Technology Center at the Main Campus in North Little Rock

This page contains information for using accessibility tools on our online platforms, training resources to assist faculty and staff in making their online documents accessible friendly, and web accessibility polices and procedures implemented at UA-PTC.

Commitment to Accessibility

At UA - Pulaski Tech, we are committed to providing accessible friendly content on all of our web platforms regardless of disability status. UA-PTC follows the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

User Tools and Resources

  • Web/Mobile Accessibility Assistance - Information for using UA-PTC's accessibility tool, Ally on the public website and Blackboard, changing text size on computer/mobile devices, and where to access computers on campus with screen reader services.
  • UA-PTC Library Patrons with Disabilities - Information about accessibility services and building accommodations.
  • NVDA Download - NVDA is a free Windows-only screen reading software for blind and vision impaired users. NVDA can read text from most applications.

Blackboard Ally


Video/Closed Captioning

ScreenPal

YouTube

Vimeo

Microsoft Teams / Zoom Resource

Video Resources

  • Video Accessibility - Helpful checklist for following best accessibility practices when publishing videos online.

Documents

Microsoft Word

Converting Documents

Prior to converting documents, make sure Adobe Acrobat Professional is installed on your computer.

  • Convert a PDF to a Word Document - Visual instructions through the PDF to Word conversion process. Instructions are also provided for converting documents out of Compatibility Mode.
  • Convert a Word Document to an Accessible PDF - Visual instructions through the Word to PDF conversion process. Instructions are also provided for adding titles and languages to properties and how to use the Accessibility Checker prior to publishing your PDF.

Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Making PowerPoint presentations Accessible - Helpful step-by-step instructions for creating accessible slides, adding alt text to visuals, creating accessible hyperlink text, using accessible colors, why to avoid using tables, and more.

Equations


Policies and Procedures


Helpful Links


Report Web Accessibility Barriers or Share Feedback

If visitors encounter any web accessibility barriers or would like to share feedback regarding the accessibility of our website, please contact [email protected].