The Center on Accessible Distance Learning (AccessDL), funded by the U.S. Department of Education (grant # OPE P333A020044 and P333A50064) and the DO-IT Center, shares guidance and engages stakeholders around making distance learning courses and programs accessible to students and instructors with disabilities.
- Join the AccessDL Discussion List
Discuss with other stakeholders issues related to creating accessible distance learning courses, including policy, practice, training, and support.
- Learn the Basics with Real Connections: Making Distance Learning Accessible to Everyone
View a video and read a brochure with the basic guidelines for designing courses to fully include all students.
- Learn Basic Accessibility Issues and Solutions for Distance Learning
Explore accessibility challenges and solutions as well as key resources.
- Teach an Accessible Online Course with These 20 Tips
Use the best methods for teaching an online course that is accessible and welcoming to everyone.
- Apply the Checklist Equal Access: Universal Design of Distance Learning Programs
Learn guidelines for ensuring that distance learning program offerings are welcoming to, accessible to, and usable by individuals with disabilities.
- Consult AccessWeb
Find videos, publications, and websites with guidance for making websites, videos and documents accessible to students with disabilities.
- Visit WebAIM
WebAim features accessibility training, a color contrast checker, guidelines for web designers, and a variety of other resources.
- Review Publications, External Resources, Q&As, Promising Practices, and Case Studies
Consult a list of resources for instructors and other educators to learn about universal design and accommodations specifically for distance learning.