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AbilityNet: Session 2 - Developing and Maintaining an Accessibility Statement for HE
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Description

This is an the second of four online AbilityNet sessions looking at digital accessibility.

The accessibility statement is an opportunity to explain to your website users, staff and students how you support their needs, as well as communicating how your website meets accessibility standards.

This session looks in detail at the requirements for universities to provide an accessibility statement under the new Public Sector Web Accessibility Regulations. As well as being a legal requirement the accessibility statement is an opportunity to explain to your website users, staff and students how you support their needs, as well as communicating how your website meets accessibility standards.

This entry-level session introduces the principles of digital accessibility and its impact on people with disability, with particular reference to higher education settings. It is ideal for anyone creating, managing or procuring digital content or systems, including digital managers, web developers, learning technologists, student services staff, academics and others. It will also be useful to staff who support disabled students and technical staff involved with evaluating and reporting accessibility compliance.

The course can be accessed via the following link (Please note that Raven Login is required to access this material)

Target audience
  • UIS Staff and the Disability Resources Center (DRC)
  • Further details regarding our eligibility criteria are available here
Topics covered
  • The legal requirements for accessibility statements in universities
  • How to provide information on complying with accessibility standards
  • Additional information to include in the accessibility statement to support the student experience
  • Requirements for updating and reviewing accessibility statements
How to Access

The course can be accessed via the following link (Please note that Raven Login is required to access this material)

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