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7 Things You Should Know About Accessibility Policy

Administrators at Greenvale State University recently decided to develop a comprehensive accessibility policy. Institutional leaders recognized a need to bring more clarity and cohesiveness to a pastiche of accessibility policies in various departments and offices. They also wanted to avoid finding themselves in the same situation as a nearby college that received a “Dear Colleague” letter from the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights sanctioning that institution for insufficient accessibility across much of its learning-related information technology. Greenvale convened a task force that included administrators, faculty, students, staff, and community members. After auditing the university’s existing accessibility policies, the task force discovered that while some institutional... Show More

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