SensusAccess File Conversion

June 11th, 2014

Members of the UCLA community, please try the unified file format converter from
SensusAccess.

DCP Midsummer Staffing

July 22nd, 2014

Please note that the DCP will be short-staffed until August 6, 2014. Staff will not be available in the office most mornings.

Email us: dcp (at) oit.ucla.edu for fastest response. It still may not be immediate, but we will do our best.

August 6 will resume our normal hours.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2014

May 14th, 2014

Thursday, May 15, 2014, marked the return of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, with an ever-growing list of fun & informative events in 11 countries.

The Los Angeles event was held at the Yahoo campus in Santa Monica, 7-10 pm. Main speakers were Sommer Panage from the Twitter Mobile team, WordPress accessibility champion Joseph O’Connor, & Karen Chiu from Yahoo. DCP Coordinator Patrick Burke joined in a follow-up panel discussion.

Location:
2400 Broadway Ave, Bldg D, 1st floor., Santa Monica, CA
(Parking entrance at 2401 Colorado)
Meetup event link)

The Paciello Group consulting company led Inclusive Design 24 (ID24) a 24-hour marathon of accessibility webinars, covering Drupal, Javascript, social media vs. motor impairments, & 21 more… Archives of presentations are promised soon.

You can also follow the whole sweep of the day’s activities.

Making Websites Work for Everyone: Web Accessibility at UCLA

September 27th, 2013

On October 10 we marked the launch of the new UC Accessibility Policy and celebrated Disability History Week.

In this introductory presentation we covered some history of adaptive technology, discussed the existing
web accessibility landscape, and demoed the AMP testing tool,
available free to developers at UCLA. We also showed eight Quick Tests
that can help meet specific WCAG 2.0 AA checkpoints.

Thanks to all those who attended. You can download the
"Making Websites Work for Everyone" Powerpoint slides.

DCP on Mobile & Web Accessibility

September 26th, 2013

The DCP team presented on the topics of mobile and web accessibility at MMWCon, September 11, 2013.

We gave an overview of the current state of mobile access, then demonstrated the AMP software and our UCLA Quick Tests for identifying specific accessibility problems. Followed by a great discussion with a lively audience.

Details are contained in our MMWCon Accessibility slides.