Marsha Schwanke, M.S., C.T.R.S.

Web & Media Development / Instructional Design


Email : msschwan@law.syr.edu
Phone : (678) 999-8463

Ms. Schwanke has been designing, developing, programming, testing and managing content-rich, database-driven web applications and distance education / online training projects since 2000 with a focus on maximizing usability and accessibility based on "best practices" research and established guidelines, such as the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C): Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) : Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and the Section 508 Standards.

Marsha has been a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) since 1993 and has over 25 years experience as a manager, practitioner, and volunteer working with children and adults with disabilities in hospital, long-term care, and community settings. Since 1995, she has authored and facilitated over 100 presentations and trainings on disability awareness, web accessibility, and assistive technology.

Education

• Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation from Ohio University
• Master of Information Technology from American Intercontinental University

Selected Web Projects

Websites

ADA Anniversary Tool Kit
adaanniversary.org

ADA Resources & Training Portal
adacourse.org
adaresources.org

Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University
bbi.syr.edu

Southeast ADA Center
adasoutheast.org

Tax Access Project
adasoutheast.org/taxaccess

Webcourses, Online Tutorials, and Toolkits

ADA Basic Building Blocks Course
adabasics.org

ADA Title II Tutorial
adatitle2.org

At Your Service: Welcoming Customers with Disabilities Web Course
wiawebcourse.org

Basic ADA Building Blocks: Moderated Webcourse for ADA Affiliates
private; by invitation - contact the Southeast ADA Center