Marsha Schwanke

Marsha SchwankeWeb & Media Development / Instructional Design,

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 Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and the Section 508 Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards.

Ms. Schwanke has a Bachelors Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Ohio University (1993) and a Masters Degree in Information Technology from American Intercontinental University (2000). She 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.

Selected Web Projects


ADA Training Resources

ADA Anniversary Tool Kit

ADA Resources

Burton Blatt Institute (BBI)

I Have A Dream: Creating Your Life Portfolio

Southeast ADA Center

Webcourses, Online Tutorials, and Toolkits

ADA Basic Building Blocks Course

ADA Title II Tutorial

At Your Service: Welcoming Customers with Disabilities Web Course

Job Placement & Employment Professionals Online Toolkit

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