Accessible Media Services
AMS Mission Statement
What does AMS do? Watch this video to learn more!
Video Captioning and Subtitles
Alternative Media Production
Alternate Media Production, also known as Text-Conversion, provides print materials in converted formats such as Word, EPub, PDF, and audio to qualified students of the University of Illinois. In accordance with federal law, as agents of the University, all instructors are required to make all classroom materials available to students with disabilities at the same time that it is made available to all other students.
If you are a University student or currently hold a Bachelor's degree, you may be eligible to work in Accessible Media Services. Accessible Media Services (AMS) hires for two types of positions. One: Creating accessible textbooks and captioning and Two: Captioning only. Each allows for a flexible schedule, with a required minimum 10 hours per week (must work 5 of the hours Mon - Fri). Starting wage - $12.00. Students may work in the office or remotely.
AMS is located in Room 64, located in the basement of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES). They may be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ann J. Fredricksen, MS/LIS, Disability Specialist, Coordinator of Accessible Media Services
- Christy L. Blew, MS, CCT, Disability Specialist, Alternate Media Production
- Velviet Adams, AMS Office Support Specialist
- Alex Cordain, AMS Office Support Specialist
- Tracy McDade, AMS Office Support Associate
- Aaron Stickney, AMS/TAC Office Support Associate