Links to Accessibility Resources for Faculty

Accessible Online Course:

  • Explore Access - Tools for Promoting Disability Access and Inclusion

Accessible Documents:

  • Cheatsheets - Has one-page accessibility resources, or “cheatsheets,” have been developed to assist anyone who is creating accessible content. 
  • Accessibility Resources - Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires all federal agencies and institutions that receive federal funding to ensure that people with disabilities can access their information and communication technology (ICT)
  • Creating Accessible Documents - Links to articles and videos to Learn how to create accessible Microsoft Word documents that conform to the Revised 508 Standards.

Zoom Accessibility:

Canvas Accessibility:

Checklist for ADA Compliance in Online Courses 

  • Document is attached, see files on the lower right.


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