Accommodations

 

Purpose
 

  • To provide teachers with supports and strategies for ensuring that students are able to access and respond to 21things4students lessons.
  • The components on this page are drawn from the Universal Design for Learning Framework - UDL Framework

This document has been compiled by Robin Pegg from the Eaton ISD in Michigan. PDF copy of this document.

Accessibility Features by Computing O/S Type

System Accessibility Guide Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows https://goo.gl/bGeA1V https://goo.gl/z97MKy
Mac/Apple https://goo.gl/zjVGpp https://goo.gl/nmBMHq
Chromebook https://goo.gl/2xUvOC https://goo.gl/ZglSif
iPad/iOS https://goo.gl/8hrZX1 NA
Android https://goo.gl/XhNVS5 NA

 

Presentation Accommodations (Engagement and Representation)

The accommodations shared here can impact how the lesson is accessed by the students. These may include any of the following, or combination thereof:

Vision Accommodations and Resources

Vision Accommodations/Resources

Need

Possible Solution

 

Make everything larger

 

  • Windows and Linus: Press Ctrl and +
  • Mac: Press the command key and +
  • Chromebook: Press Ctrl and +

 

Make everything smaller

 

  • Windows and Linus: Press Ctrl and -
  • Mac: Press command and -
  • Chromebook: Press Ctrl and -

 

Use full-screen mode

 

  • Windows and Linus: Press F11
  • Mac: Press Command Ctrl and f
  • Chromebook: NA

 

Increase mouse cursor size

 

  • Chrome Browser: Accessibility Menu> Show large mouse cursor

 

Enlarge/increase contrast of keyboard keys

 

 

Hearing Accommodations/Resources

 

Hearing Accommodations/Resources

Need

Possible Solution

Closed Captioning in YouTube

 

  • Go to your Video Manager by clicking your account in the top right > Creator Studio > Video Manager > Videos.

  • Next to the video you want to add captions or subtitles to, click the drop-down menu next to the Edit button.

  • Select Subtitles and CC.

Closed Captioning in MiStreamnet videos

 

  • Select cc to show the subtitles 

 

Sign Language Dictionary

 

 

Reading Accommodations/Resources

 

Reading Accommodations/Resources

Need

Possible Solution

 

Screen Reading

 

Adjusting the "level" of the text

 

 

Cleaning up the page (removing distractions) *some also can adjust the readibility of the text

 

  • Mercury Reader.

    Chrome Web Store link

    It is an excellent tool that works very much like Readability, doing a great job cleaning up a webpage for easy reading. You can install it through the Chrome Web Store with the link below.

  • Just Read

    Chrome Web Store link

    Simply click on the extension and the webpage automatically gets cleaned up. If you want to make any changes, you can click the paintbrush icon in the top right to adjust font size, text color, background color, and more. When done, just click the big “X” in to top right corner to go back to the original website.

 

Motor Accommodations/Resources

 

Motor Accommodations/Resources

Need

Possible Solution

 

If student is struggling with use 2 buttons on mouse or is constantly struggling with the wheel

 

 

More complex motor needs

 

  • Consult with school occupational therapists or physical therapists

 

Communication Accommodations/Resources

 

**If your student is struggling to communicate - please contact the speech therapist at your school**

Communication Accommodations/Resources

Need

Possible Solution

 

Project Core

 

 

Assignment/Assessment Accommodations

Action & Expression Accommodations