Its All in the Design: The Importance of Making Courses Legally Accessible

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Over the past two years the field has seen a significant increase in enforcement of civil rights legislation in the area of access to online learning for people with disabilities. The presenter is recognized as the current expert on these issues. It has become eminently clear that there are no differences between higher education and K-12 in the legal compliance for online learning. This session will articulate the expectations the federal enforcement agencies have with respect to access and equity in online learning in K-12 and Higher Education.

There will be a focus on the participants questions and concerns related to understanding the legislation and the implications for the participants and their institutions.  The presentation materials include resources to both determine the accessiblity of online courses and website and to improve the accessibility of online courses and websites

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