Making UMD's Website Accessible to All
Free, public, online eClass: Complete it at your own pace through Fri., June 27.
Open your laptop and log on, then read an article or watch a video. But what if you are blind or deaf? Without audio capabilities for an article or closed-captioning on a video, the internet can become more of a road block than an information super highway.
In recent U.S. lawsuit settlements, the Department of Justice has sent a clear message that people with disabilities must have equitable access to the Web and Web-based assignment and assessment products comparable to those of individuals without disabilities.
The Task Force has been asked to:
Accessibility Task Force Members
Penny Cragun (co-chair)
Progress reports will be sent out by the Task Force and made available on the ITSS website.