Review difference between accommodation, accessibility

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® By designing accessible websites and documents, you can remove barriers for students with disabilities and reduce the need for accommodations. Learn more about the difference Continue Reading →

Inaccessible websites: 5 things OCR will likely require in resolution agreements

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® Most districts choose to enter into a voluntary resolution agreement to quickly resolve inaccessible website complaints, school attorney Christopher Fernandes says. Learn the most common Continue Reading →

Missing accessibility components block access to district’s website

Special Ed Connection® Numerous pages on a New Mexico district’s website were missing “alt tag” text descriptions and appropriate color combinations for impaired vision, an Office for Civil Rights investigation revealed. Continue Reading →

CoSN, CTD offer tools to help district leaders to prioritize digital accessibility

By Jennifer Herseim, Education Daily® Districts increasingly are turning to websites and online parent portals to share information with their school communities. Teachers are finding innovative ways to integrate technology in Continue Reading →