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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 2015!

Accessing Higher Ground is the conference for accessible media, assistive technology, and universal design in government, business, and higher education. Featuring recognized speakers in web accessibility and legal and policy issues, Accessing Higher Ground is an opportunity to engage with experts and colleagues.

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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