Equitable Access Guide: Understanding Legal Responsibilities for Institutions (Second Edition)

This website, from the National Deaf Center on Post Secondary Outcomes, includes a 51-page PDF guide intended for early career professionals "on understanding legal requirements to help provide equal opportunity and access for deaf individuals in postsecondary institutions." The guide includes references to federal agency guidelines, outcome summaries of complaint investigations, professional perspectives, and real-world tips from practitioners for developing institutional policies and procedures.

The guide includes the following sections: Section 1: Understanding Laws, Regulations, Case Law, and Guidance; Section 2: From Law to Practice; Section 3: Auxiliary Aids and Services: The Basics; Section 4: Auxiliary Aids and Services: Common Challenges; Section 5: Beyond the Classroom: Non-Academic Programs; Section 6: Access to Facilities; Section 7: Technical Standards; Section 8: Online Accessibility; Section 9: Internships and Accessibility; and About the Authors. Individual PDFs are also included for each section.

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January 14th, 2020 at 11:56am (W3C-DTF)
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