Equal Access: Universal Design of Your Project

A checklist for making projects welcoming, accessible, and usable

As increasing numbers of people with disabilities participate in academic opportunities and careers, the accessibility of classes, services, electronic resources, events, and specific project activities increases in importance. The goal is simply equal access; everyone who qualifies to use project resources or participate in sponsored activities should be able to do so comfortably and efficiently.

Effective Communication: Faculty and Students with Disabilities

Tips for faculty to fully engage students with disabilities

The effectiveness of communication between students and faculty directly affects each students’ success. There is a great deal of stigma associated with disabilities that affect human interaction, and many individuals still hold the misconception that intelligence is somehow correlated with clarity of speech and other communication abilities.