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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end users and the ways they use web and digital content can help you move beyond technical components of accessibility to developing a truly usable...

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What does accessibility compliance mean for you as an educational leader? How can you ensure fair and equal access for all of your students, teachers, and other stakeholders before problems arise? Making accessibility a reality will require strategic planning, increased collaboration, and the blending and braiding of funding streams and...
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Under Title IV Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), each state will receive funds based on the Title I funding formula. States then have the option of allocating these funds to select areas, including supporting technology. Use this infographic to learn more about technology-related funding under ESSA...

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ESSA provides a common language to bridge special education. Universal Design for Learning and technology can drive innovative strategies to enhance teaching and learning. This infogrpahic compares the differences of key terms used in ESSA with terms used in NCLB.

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This webinar by Martha Thurlow and Sheryl Lazarus from the National Center on Educational Outcomes provides viewers with quick, yet comprehensive, overview of the paradigm shift in how accessibility features and accommodations are provided as States move toward technology-based assessments. This session will provide you with the information you...

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This resource guide identifies a number of high-quality, useful resources to address issues of accessibility in several key areas: developing an accessibility statement, conducting an accessibility audit, procuring accessible technology, and building professional development and training resources on accessibility for your staff.

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The Center on Technology and Disability (CTD), in partnership with the Consortium on School Networking (CoSN) are pleased to present Digital Accessibility Toolkit: What Education Leaders Need to Know.

Accessibility is essential for leveraging technology and providing educational opportunities for all students, including those with...

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Developed to supplement the Digital Accessibility Toolkit: What Education Leaders Need to Know, use this infogrphic to learn what you can do as state and local leaders, teachers, professional development coordinators, or IT coordinators to make accessibility part of the education equation.

For more information on Accessibility,...

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Developed to supplement the Digital Accessibility Toolkit: What Education Leaders Need to Know, use this checklist and related resources to ensure that your school or district offers accessible materials and services to meet the needs of all students.

For more informatoin on Accessibility, read the Digital...

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A number of key pieces of federal legislation protect the rights of individuals with disabilities. Building on the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the regulations that followed set the stage for legal requirements providing assistive technology (AT) devices and services and ensuring more equitable outcomes for individuals with disabilities. This infographic...

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