Recast | Legal requirements for making online courses accessible

From: “Carpenter, Anne” <>
Date: Monday, February 1, 2021 at 9:03 AM

Anne Carpenter

Coordinator, Assistive Technology Services

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From: Accessibleit <> On Behalf Of Sheryl Burgstahler
Sent: Monday, February 1, 2021 8:50 AM
Subject: [Accessibleit] Fwd: Legal requirements for making online courses accessible

In this short video the US Office of Civil Rights lays out our legal obligations for making our online courses accessible to students with disabilities:

Online Education and Website Accessibility

You can find quick tips and comprehensive resources for designing accessible and inclusive courses and programs at AccessDL

Good links to add to websites for faculty and instructional designers.


Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D.
Director, UW Accessible Technology & DO-IT, UW-IT
Affiliate Professor, Education
University of Washington, Seattle

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