Is an OCR letter in your college or university’s future? Did you know that the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has enforced and settled more than 250 digital accessibility complaints against higher education institutions? To avoid legal action from the OCR, it’s time to make sure that all web pages and […]
Introduction Federal governments are required to comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It requires federal agencies to create, buy and use Information and Communication Technology (ICT) that’s accessible to people with disabilities, including website pages, software, applications, intranet sites and tools, and electronic documents. Failure to comply with Section 508 represents […]
Digital accessibility is important for local governments to engage with their community.
State and Local Governments must increase their engagement with their constituents through accessible digital content.
Simplifying Section 508 requirements for higher education institutions.
A comprehensive ADA compliance checklist for higher education institutions.
Top ten accessibility strategies in higher education.
Introduction Every student has an equal right to education, including students with disabilities. It’s a myth that students with disabilities are not as capable as their non – disabled peers. On the contrary, an accessible educational environment ensures an inclusive and better learning experience for everyone, including students with disabilities. The most important step schools […]
It is a teaching and learning approach that works to accommodate the needs and abilities of all students in K-12 schools. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) gives all students an equal opportunity to succeed and eliminates unnecessary hurdles in the learning process.
Introduction Schools and school districts are increasingly contending with the pressing task of creating accessible learning content. The use of presentations, course content, supplemental materials, OERs, instructional materials, etc., in the K-12 education system has soared during the pandemic. The shift to digital work has allowed teachers who instruct kindergarten to the twelfth grade to […]