This page provides information about known accessibility barriers and workarounds. Questions can be sent to the Knox Center staff at Sites.Knox@umich.edu. General information about Information Technology (IT) Accessibility at the University of Michigan is on the U-M IT Accessibility Efforts page.
Google continues to have multiple accessibility issues, and the Fall 2012 Provost letter on accessibility provides guidance. If a student contacts you to request the use of an alternative to Google or any other technology as an accommodation, please ask them to contact the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD). SSD can then verify the disability and provide appropriate support.
G Suite General Resources
- G Suite user guide to accessibility — information on screen readers, keyboard shortcuts, and more arranged by each app
- Google Accessibility Products and Features — instructions on how to make apps more accessible
- macOS (for all applications) — Apple support site
- Windows (for all programs) — Windows support site
- Earth — Google support site
- Maps — shortcutkeys.net
- YouTube — YouTube video
Contact Google directly with questions and comments via their feedback form. You may also join the Accessibility Google Group and view the archive. Use the Join group button. Google staff read and occasionally respond to messages there.
- Organize email with Labels and Filters
- We do not recommend using Sites to create compliant websites. Here are some tips from Google on how to improve accessibility in Google Sites.
- Issues and Workarounds for Dragon NaturallySpeaking v. 12
Note: We have not tested Google Apps with the Macintosh version of Dragon