Guides and Resources

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On-Campus resources

Source Guides and Resources

Centre for Teaching Excellence

Resource for academic community to enhance instructional practices and deepen student learning.

Centre for Extended Learning

Support for the design, development and delivery of online credit and non-credit courses.

Web resources – accessibility (Information System Technology - IST)

Specific accessibility resources provided by Information Systems & Technology team.

Procurement and Contract Services

Ensures University of Waterloo acquisitions and contracts are executed professionally, correctly, ethically, efficiently, and transparently.

Web Resources

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Government of Ontario

Information on legislation and accessibility standards for the province of Ontario.

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Council of Ontario Universities (COU) accessible campus website

A forum for Ontario’s universities to collaborate and advocate in support of their shared mission to the benefit and prosperity of students, communities and the province of Ontario.

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Web accessibility

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W3C Accessibility

An international community working together to develop web standards.

LinkedIn Learning

Web based training (requires WatIAM single sign-on to access).

IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Centre

Guidelines to help developers eliminate barriers to information.

Center for Applied Special Technology

Resources on developing materials using Universal Design for Learning principles.

Web Accessibility in Mind (WebAIM)

Non-profit Web accessibility provider Utah State University.

Screen readers

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Kurzweil 3000

Screen reader software available to all faculty, staff and students (requires UWaterloo email address).

Office 365 Accessibility

“Read aloud” function in most Microsoft products.


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Event and conference planning

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Accessible Campus