Posts Tagged ‘Voluntary Product Accessibility Template’


Purchasing Software from a Vendor VPAT (Voluntary Product Accessibility Template) Ask publishers/software vendors to complete a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT). Recommend that VPAT be on file for campus to use if purchasing on own. Verify the version of software and date when template was completed. Web Tools Web2 Access showcases a test in which […]

Textbook Publishers

Questions to Ask Publishers Are the videos captioned and audio recordings transcribed? There should be transcripts for audio recordings and captions or subtitles for video. Can all of the text that is displayed on the screen be read aloud by text-to-speech software? Screen readers (assistive technology used by people who are blind) read real text. […]

Glossary of Terms

The following are glossary terms offered by a variety of sources.  Faculty and staff may encounter these terms when developing all types of courses. The glossary of terms offered below is reprinted by permission of  the DO-IT, the Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology  Program at the University of Washington, a commonly referenced source for terminology […]