A consistent hot topic for online instruction is accessibility (Section 508 compliance)–offering classes from which all of our students can benefit. At this session, leaders of major statewide accessibility resources and services will describe how they can help colleges to offer online classes that are accessible to all students and in compliance with legal requirements such as Section 508. Featured programs include the Alternate Text Production Center, CCC Accessibility Center, and the Distance Education Captioning & Transcription grant. In addition, the Section 508 Guidance that was recently issued by the Statewide Accessibility Standards Work Group will be distributed and discussed.
• Identify statewide accessibility resources and services.
• Describe the difference between various statewide accessibility resources and services.
• Discuss Section 508 Guidance.