Do I really need to caption my videos?

Making sure videos have captions can be confusing and time consuming for those not familiar with available options. Disability Services (DS) can assist you. If you receive notice that a student in your course needs accommodations that include captions, contact us. How does providing captions allow access to course materials? The benefit of captions to students […]

Essential Components of an Academic Course

Contributed by Jeanne Lindell, Head of Disability Services: Identifying the essential components of a course or program plays a critical role in determining whether or not an individual meets all the necessary objectives and whether or not a disability related accommodation fundamentally alters a course or program. Disability Services (DS) staff have begun talking more […]

Americans with Disabilities Act – Fast Facts for Faculty

I have procrastinated writing this post about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) , not because the information does not need to be shared, but because there is already great information available. Therefore, I have decided not to duplicate: What is the ADA? The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. You can find […]