Visual Disabilities

Students with profound visual impairments use screen reading software to read files and web pages. How does this inform the way you construct and organize your content? And how does color-blindness affect your use of color?

Step 1

This video explains the essentials for producing content that is accessible to students with visual impairments.

Step 2: Test Your Knowledge

In addition to watching the video, please look through the Additional Resources. Then you will be ready for the following assessments.

  • Tools:
    • Visual Disabilities Quiz (Login Required)
    • Visual Disabilities Assignment (Login Required)

  • The Office of eLearning has invited expert screen-reader users to evaluate Isidore. Additionally, Isidore is based on the open source LMS Sakai, which has accessibility as crucial foundation of the software.