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Why Accessibility Matters
Accessibility is about providing all students, online or on-ground, with equal opportunities to learn. Accessible instructional content benefits all learners.
For online and technology-enhanced higher education, extra steps must be taken to ensure that course materials, social media and other interactive tools have been designed in a manner that allows all learners to utilize them.
Accessible content expands access to learning.
This guide provides information on how to make instructional content more accessible by following universal design guidelines.
KSU Accessibility Resources
This site provides information about the university policy regarding information and communication technology accessibility, upcoming training and development for faculty and staff, resources for making digital content accessible, a form to report accessibility concerns and news about accessibility.
Direct contact information to report any issues and concerns regarding accessibility matters.
Student Accessibility Services
Primary site for student accessibility services. contains information and resources for students.
SAS for Faculty
Important accessibility resources for faculty.
ToolKits for Creating AEMS
National Center on Accessible Educational Materials
Additional resources for educators and instructors on best practices to ensure the accessibility of self-created educational materials and presentations. Site includes links to toolkits.
NCDAE Cheatsheets for Accessible Design
These one-page accessibility resources, or “cheatsheets,” have been developed by the National Center on Disability and Access to Education to assist anyone who is creating accessible content.
BC Accessibility Toolkit
Open Access Accessibility Toolkit - includes guidelines for making instructional content accessible.
What is Digital Accessibility?
Useful Resources Regarding Accessibility
Guide for Working with Individuals with Disabilities
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties has developed this Guide to assist DHS personnel, contractors, and grantees in their interactions with people who have disabilities.
Finding Accessible Teaching and Learning Materials
Finding Accessible OER
MERLOT has learning materials with information about the materials' accessibility. This does not mean the materials are accessible for all but at least some information is available to inform your evaluation of the accessibility of the resource for your use.
Closed-Captioned or Transcribed Streaming Videos
This library guide provides access to resources that have already closed-captioned or transcribed streaming videos.