Is my school legally required to make our web pages accessible?

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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) requires that U.S. programs and services be accessible to individuals with disabilities. A 1996 Department of Justice ruling makes it clear that ADA accessibility requirements apply to Internet resources.

For more information about designing web pages, consult World Wide Access: Accessible Web Design or view the video by the same title.

Last update or review: February 16, 2010