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ATHEN is a network of higher education professionals committed to improving accessibility for students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Learn more about ATHEN and the resources we create.

Accessing Higher Ground Conference 2016!

Accessing Higher Ground is the conference for accessible media, assistive technology, and universal design in government, business, and higher education. This year's keynote speaker is Tommy Edison, the Blind Film Critic who will also be hosting a special event at the movies Wednesday night! There are still pre-conference sessions available, so complete your registration.

Recent Legal News

Recent legal cases and findings involving web accessibility, OCR resolutions, and investigations in higher education.

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Google Apps & Accessibility

Google is in the process of making their applications and services more accessible. ATHEN members performed several reviews of the Google applications using assistive technology and posted their results.


Sample Job Descriptions

Access Technologists come from many different backgrounds and possess various skills in supporting accessibility in higher education. These samples include descriptions include web accessibility, alternate media, and assistive computer technology positions.

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