Facilitating Autonomy: Optimizing Adaptive Technology Assessment and Support through the DSS Office

Author: Michele Bromley

Michele Bromley is the Adaptive Technology Specialist and Alternative Formats Coordinator for the Disability Resource Center at Portland State University (PSU). She has worked in disability services since 2009 and at PSU since 2014. Michele serves as a member of PSU’s Accessibility Committee and Universal Design Subcommittee. She is also serving her third term as Communications Officer on the Oregon Association of Higher Education and Disability (ORAHEAD) Board of Directors. Michele has facilitated numerous adaptive technology and digital accessibility trainings at PSU and presented on captioning, alternative format production, accessible web design, and adaptive technology at several regional ORAHEAD conferences. Michele has also presented nationally at the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) conference, the Postsecondary Disability Training Institute (PTI), and Accessing Higher Ground (AHG): AHEAD’s Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference.