Accessibility Resource Links

While the resources listed on this page relate to accessibility for people with disabilities, it is not intended to be inclusive. (Americans with Disabilities Act information) Website for information and technical assistance for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) including design standards. The ADA is one of America's most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of American life -- to enjoy employment opportunities, to purchase goods and services, and to participate in State and local government programs and services. Website for the U.S. Access Board, a federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of accessibility guidelines and standards for the built environment, transportation, communication, medical diagnostic equipment, and information technology.


NW ADA (Northwest ADA Center website) Website for the Northwest ADA Center, part of the ADA National Network Centers, a national platform of ten centers comprised of ADA professionals and experts charged with assisting businesses, state and local governments, and people with disabilities as they manage the process of changing our culture to be user friendly to disability and the effect the variety of health conditions can have on society.


4 Elements of an Accessible Meeting Platform What makes a remote meeting platform accessible to people with disabilities? When evaluating options, you’ll want to consider these 4 elements to make sure your platform is accessible.


Job Accomodation Network Have questions about the Rehabilitation Act? Have questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? Have questions about workplace accomodations? Need technical assistance to stay at work/return to work? Want resources about starting a small business when you are a person with a disability? Need information on assistive technology, accessibility, or the cost of an accomodation? Ask us. We can help.  


Northwest Access Fund offers financial products and services designed to meet the unique needs of people with disabilities and seniors in Washington and Oregon.


COVID-19 Resources

8 ASL/captioned educational videos about the COVID-19 pandemic

The Washington Department of Health has released a series of eight ASL/captioned educational videos about the COVID-19 pandemic and includes information on how to protect yourself and prevent the spread of the virus. Here are the YouTube listings available now.  Watch for this on Facebook and other social media.

  1. Playlist
  2. Introduction
  3. What is COVID-19?
  4. How Does COVID-19 Spread?
  5. COVID-19 Symptoms
  6. What to Do If You Are Sick
  7. Prevention & Treatment of COVID-19
  8. Stigma & COVID-19
  9. What Can You Do About COVID-19?
  10. What is Social Distancing?
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