American with Disabilities Act Compliance

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American with Disabilities Act Compliance

  1. 1. Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Christine Salmon Dep-Wah Davis Tomball College
  2. 2. Presentation Overview <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>What do you want to know? </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility & Legal Stuff </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Accessibility?
  4. 4. Legalities <ul><li>Vocational Rehabilitation Act (1973) </li></ul><ul><li>Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Technology - Distance Ed <ul><li>Vocational Rehabilitation Act (1973) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Section 508 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Section 504 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Compliance? <ul><li>Proactive </li></ul><ul><li>Reactive </li></ul>Burgstahler, S. Equal Access: Universal Design of Distance Learning
  7. 7. Universal Design
  8. 8. Let’s Take a Look <ul><li>http://eclassroom.nhmccd.edu/SCRIPT/COMM1307_davis_dv/scripts/serve_home </li></ul>
  9. 9. Resources
  10. 10. References <ul><li>Burgstahler, S. Equal Access: Universal Design of Distance Learning </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.washington.edu/doit/Resources/ </li></ul>

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