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  • Accessibility Checklist for Events (81KB PDF)
  • Faculty Staff Handbook (2MB PDF)

Online Education Accessibility

Online education has great potential for people with disabilities. However, accessibility is one of online education's greatest challenges. Website and online course accessibility is mandated for public institutions under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In developing online courses or portions of courses, it is important to plan to be accessible from the start, as it is expensive to retrofit thousands of Web pages.

The following information on accessibility, as well as assistive and adaptive technologies, is available at the following sites: