Rights and Responsibilities

Some postsecondary institutions, including their online learning programs, have faced legal action in the form of resolutions or lawsuits related to the accessibility of their IT to students with disabilities. Resources listed below can help guide online learning program policies and course design practices.

  • Video Online Education and Website Accessibility
    Learn about legal requirements from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights.
  • Resolution Agreements and Lawsuits
    Review a comprehensive summary of legal cases related to technology accessibility, especially in higher education.
  • Legal Cases by Issue
    See a list of key issues that have surfaced in legal resolution agreements involving higher education institutions and technology accessibility.
  • Other Legal Resources
    Explore resources to help educators more fully understand their rights and responsibilities as well as those of students with disabilities.