• Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
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  • Higher Ed

Accommodating Students With Disabilities

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Faculty play a key role in ensuring that universities meet disability accommodations — help them do so with this online course.

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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.


Faculty & Staff

Course Length

15 minutes



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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