Creating Accessible Course Materials

Many of our students have what can be referred to as a “print disability”. This can be a learning disability, a visual impairment, or a physical disability. Although the manners in which the disability occurs vary, they all share one characteristic: individuals with a print disability cannot access print in the standard way. 

The accommodation for these students is “text in alternative formats” or “digitized text” that can be transformed as needed to braille, large print, or audio via text-to-speech software. AccessAbility Services will coordinate the necessary digitation of the course materials based on a student’s specific needs. This process can take up to four weeks and we ask your assistance with the following: