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Accommodating Student Disabilities Course Collection

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Accommodating Student Disabilities Course Collection

This course collection will educate employees on the history of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and strategies for effectively teaching students with disabilities.

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Accommodating Students With Disabilities

Designed primarily for higher ed faculty, this course addresses several issues related to students with disabilities, including how accommodations change for students when transitioning between K-12 and higher ed, types of disabilities, and common accommodations.

Audience

Faculty & Staff

Course Length

15 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners understand:

  • How disability accommodations differ for students between K-12 and higher ed
  • Common types of disabilities and how they affect students
  • Common accommodations for different types of disabilities
  • The professor’s role in the accommodation process
  • The Disabilities Services Office’s role in initiating and facilitating student accommodations at your institution
  • How accommodations for students with disabilities may benefit able-bodied students

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Creating Accessible Digital Materials

Institutions increasingly face legal challenges related to inaccessible websites and instructional materials. This course will help your faculty and staff level the playing field and give all their students a chance to succeed. From design principles to assistive technologies, this course examines best practices for overcoming barriers and providing a better learning experience for everyone.

Audience

Faculty & Staff

Course Length

30 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners understand:

  • Best practices on making digital content accessible
  • The laws surrounding access for people with disabilities
  • Barriers to accessibility and how to overcome them
  • Their responsibility in ensuring accessibility on your campus

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