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Mailing Lists

There are various discussion and mailing lists available that focus on the topics of web and information technology accessibility. Conversations range from the specific technical details involved for accessible code to policy and processes to consider in a higher education environment.

CCC Mailing Lists

The mailing lists housed at the HTCTU have been moved to a new mailing list platform. Previous list members have been automatically transferred to the new system.

How to Subscribe

To sign up for a mailing list:

  1. Choose your desired list from the table below and the link will direct you to the Subscription list page.
  2. Enter your name and email address for the desired mailing list.
  3. To confirm your identity and prevent third parties from subscribing you to a list against your will, an email message with a confirmation code will be sent to the address you specify.
  4. Wait for this message to arrive, then follow the instructions to confirm the operation.

If you do not receive a confirmation message, it is likely that your district or college spam filters are blocking these messages. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the steps to whitelist those necessary mailing list servers so you can send and receive messages from the mailing lists.

Alternatively, you can also create a user name and password if you wish to be able to modify your list settings or view the list archives.

List NameDescription
Alternate Media List For discussions about the creation, use, and processes involving alternate formats, such as braille, e-text, and other media formats for students with print-disabilities.
CAPED Mailing List For CAPED members and announcements regarding CAPED events.
CAPED AT CIG List The Assistive Technology CAPED Interest Group.
CAPED Veterans CIG For CAPED members involved in the Veterans CAPED Interest Group.
CAPED Counseling and Career Development For CAPED members for counseling and career development communications. 
DEAF Mailing List For discussions on deaf and hard-of-hearing issues.
DSPS Directors List For DSPS Directors to share and exchange information regarding services, processes, and questions related to serving students with disabilities in the California Community Colleges.
DSPS Region 1 For DSPS Region 1 members.
DSPS Region 2  For DSPS Region 2 members.
DSPS Region 3 For DSPS Region 3 members.
DSPS Region 4 For DSPS Region 4 members.
DSPS Region 5 For DSPS Region 5 members.
DSPS Region 6 For DSPS Region 6 members.
DSPS Region 7 For DSPS Region 7 members.
DSPS Region 8 For DSPS Region 8 members.
DSPS Region 9 For DSPS Region 9 members.
DSPS Region 10 For DSPS Region 10 members. 
ITACCESS Mailing List

For California Community College representatives to discuss issues pertaining to electronic and information technology and web accessibility. Announcements regarding the availability of new and current resources from the CCC Accessibility Center are posted to this list.

LD Mailing List For discussions related to learning disabilities.


External Mailing Lists

The following mailing lists offer communication forums on web, assistive technology, and information technology accessibility with a focus on higher education. These lists are not managed by the CCC Accessibility Center.

List NameDescription
EDUCAUSE IT Accessibility Group The IT Accessibility Constituent Group helps the EDUCAUSE community to assess the scope of issues of IT accessibility and focus on how to approach campus-wide universal access to information available via technology.
ATHEN Mailing List The ATHEN mailing list is an open communication forum for asking questions and exchanging ideas as it relates to assistive technology, web accessibility, alternate formats, disability, and higher education.
WebAIM Mailing List The WebAIM web accessibility mailing list is for anyone interested in discussing web accessibility issues. Questions and comments should pertain to web accessibility topics.