Accessible Technology

The accessible technology initiative is addressing the requirements mandated in the recent Department of Justice consent decree. This summer, the Assistive Technology team will move into their new space in Shriver Center. The AccessMU Center will be a resource for students, faculty and staff to learn more about accessibility.

9/14/18 Update

Earlier this summer, ATS team welcomed Laura Fathauer as the new Web Content Accessibility Specialist.

ATS also announced the addition of Nick Laes (formerly IT Contract and Vendor Management Associate) to the team as an AT Specialist.

12/21/2017 Update

The ATS team welcomed Autumn Meade (Miami '09) as Accessible Technology Coordinator. She'll be helping to oversee accessibility audits and provide key support. Welcome to the team, Autumn! 

ATS is also on the hunt for a student intern for J-term and beyond. This person will provide technical assistance and functions to the AT team as well as to University faculty, students, and staff. For more information, please see the job listing.

9/22/2017 Update

The ATS team has been busy with the start of the Fall semester. Over the past few weeks, the team has:

  • Moved into the new AT offices in Shriver Center
  • The Accessible Technology Committee met on 9/7.
  • Began setting up the logistics for the AT Audit stakeholder interviews that will be held 9/19 - 9/21
  • Started communicating the recently approved AT Policy
  • Screening candidates for AT Coordinator position
  • Continuing planning for AT Symposium, scheduled for October 10-13 at Shriver Center