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Students with disabilities earn about the same number of associate degrees or vocational certificates, but fewer bachelors degrees, than students without disabilities.

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Content in this area of The Faculty Room is from the DO-IT publication and video Real Connections: Making Distance Learning Accessible to Everyone at

The Faculty Room Knowledge Base
A searchable collection of questions and answers, case studies, and promising practices of interest to postsecondary faculty members.

The National Center on Accessible Distance Learning (AccessDL) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education (grant # OPE P333A020044) to share guidance and resources on making distance learning courses accessible to students and instructors with disabilities. It is directed by DO-IT. Consult the AccessDL for directions for joining related discussion lists as well as publications, videos, websites, resource centers, promising practices, and research.

For questions and answers, case studies, and promising practices regarding accessible distance learning consult the Knowledge Base.