‘Born accessible’ describes out-of-the-box accessibility

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® The 2016 National Education Technology Plan includes a call to action for education stakeholders to develop a “born accessible” standard around the design of learning resources.

What does this mean for school districts?

“Born accessible” describes technology or educational resources designed from the earliest stages to be fully accessible. When technology is developed with accessibility in mind, it’s less likely that the end result needs to be retrofitted for a particular user, said Luis Perez, an inclusive learning consultant. More …

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