The Assistive Technology Initiative facilitates accessible text production for current Mason students, faculty, and staff requiring equal access to university curriculum and related resources.
What is Accessible Text?
Accessible text is printed material (such as textbooks, articles, exams/quizzes) that is converted to an electronic format so that it is accessible via computer or other electronic device.
Formats produced include: Microsoft Word, PDF, RTF, Braille, and Tactile Graphics.
Who We Serve
Students, faculty and staff may receive accessible text services.
- Students are referred through Disability Services opens a new window. Please contact: 703-993-2474.
- Faculty and staff are referred through the ADA Coordinator: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion opens a new window. Please contact: 703-993-8730
- Instructors who have a need for accessible text in their courses contact ATI directly. Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Mason LIFE Program opens a new window: Providing Mason LIFE students with accessible text(s) for their coursework.
- New Student and Family Programs opens a new window: Providing accessible versions of the Orientation Guide, student handouts, and the yearly Mason Reads book for incoming freshmen.
- Creative Services opens a new window: Providing assistance to ensure digital formats and online materials created in-house for the Mason community are accessible.