Accessibility

汤头条app Accessibility

汤头条app (汤头条app), believes that higher education should be available to everyone and we听support听a diverse community that includes people with disabilities. In this spirit and in听alignment with the California Community Colleges, we are committed to accessibility for all students, faculty, staff, and our community.听

汤头条app听is fully committed to making information and communication technology,听instructional technology, and student, employee, and community communications accessible. 汤头条app听views accessibility of such material as foundational to our mission and consistent to the Board of Trustees Strategic Goals. As such, the 汤头条app Board of Trustees听established听policy to affirm accessibility expectations.听

PDF and Documents Disclaimer

Some of the documents that can be found on www.vcccd.edu, , , and may not be readily听accessible to those who use machine reading/alternative media technologies. Should you come across documents and/or media听on any of our sites that are not accessible with alternative media technology, please .

Students with Disabilities

Any student who attends Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura Colleges is听encouraged to contact听college听Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSP&S) Offices for services and accommodations.

Moorpark College - ACCESS (Accessibility Coordination Center and Educational Support Services)

Address:听7075 Campus Road, Moorpark, CA 93021

Phone:听(805) 378-1461

Email: mcaccess@vcccd.edu

Web:


Oxnard College - EAC (Educational Assistance Center)

Address:听4000 South Rose Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93033

Phone: (805) 678-5830

Email:听oceac@vcccd.edu

Web:

Ventura College听- EAC (Educational Assistance Center)

Address:听4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA 93003

Phone: (805) 289-6300

Email: vceac@vcccd.edu

Web:

What is Digital Accessibility?

Digital accessibility supports and reduces barriers for everyone.

Opportunities and possibilities are available to everyone when digital accessibility is practiced.听

For some, digital accessibility is a set of rules to follow and for others it is a way of life.听

Without digital accessibility, some individuals are locked out, denied access, frustrated, limited, discouraged, and disappointed.听

Digital accessibility is a priority, a forethought, and an everyday thing.听

Who is Digital Accessibility for?

Digital accessibility is intended for individuals with disabilities, but everyone benefits from accessible content.听

Around 15% of the global population 鈥 over a billion people 鈥 live听with some form of disability

Digital Accessibility is for everyone

Accessibility Perspectives
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Why make content Accessible?

  1. It is the right thing to do.
  2. Obligations to follow standards and guidelines

Do the right thing?

Designing content with accessibility in mind is the right thing to do.听

Considerations for Digital Accessibility

  • When an image is posted, is their sufficient information for the image to be perceived without sight?
  • Is there a clear outline, can visitors easily scan down the page?
  • When audio or video is posted, is a text alternative available?
  • When information is complex, consider additional means of representation to support all users in perceiving and understanding the content.听

Benefits of Digital Accessibility

  • Encourages trust
  • Positive experiences
  • Enhances brand communication
  • Innovation

Standards & Guidelines

  1. Section 508 Standards
  2. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

The Section 508, Federal Accessibility Standards, recognize the international guidelines, WCAG.

The WCAG consists of four principles; Perceivable, Operable, Understandable and Robust.听

POUR the accessibility principles into the workflow as digital content is being created or modified.听

Digital Accessibility听Check LIST

In many scenarios, the standards and guidelines can be followed by using a checklist.听

  • Links (Email, Phone, Website)
  • Images (Alternative Text)
  • Styles (Heading Styles)
  • Tables (Table Caption, Table Headers)

Accessibility Check LIST