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Web and Content Accessibility

Closed Captioning

A new vendor, cielo24, has been contracted to provide video closed captioning services for Purdue. To meet universal access standards video materials must be captioned. Captioning by cielo24 is searchable, their turnaround is fast, and their prices are competitive.For more information about captioning services, contact ITaP at

Assistive Technology Center (ATC)

The Assistive Technology Center (ATC) promotes an accessible information technology infrastructure at Purdue that is usable by all students, faculty, and staff regardless of disability status.

The ATC does this by providing:

  • A means of access to information technology for students, faculty, and staff with disabilities at Purdue
  • Consultation and training to those who teach students with disabilities at Purdue
  • Consultation and training to those who support access to information technology for people with disabilities

For more information regarding the ATC please visit their webpage.

Creating Accessible Word Documents

The following are a series of videos to assist you in creating accessible word documents created by Dean Brusnighan, an Assistive Technology Specialist at Purdue University.

Accessible Word Documents: Introduction

Contact Us

Mel Edwards

Lead Instructional Designer
Phone: 765.494.8307
TLT Team

Dean Brusnighan

Assistive Technology Specialist
Phone: 765.494.9082
TLT Team

Randall Ward

DRC Director & Associate Director of Student Success
Phone: 765.494.1245
Disability Resource Center