Accessible education is the process of designing courses and developing a teaching style to meet the needs of people from a variety of backgrounds, abilities and learning styles.
"Essential Requirements" (web page) outlines "guidelines [that] were adopted from a document produced by the Inter-University Disability Issues Association (I-DIA) to assist disability service professionals in determining essential requirements when recommending reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities at their institutions."
- "The following sections are particularly relevant for university instructors."
See the following resources from the Ontario Human Rights Commission:
A. Basic UDL Resources
1. University College London's "Inclusive Teaching" toolkit offers an overview of what inclusive teaching means and "putting it into practice."
Most helpfully, it summarizes basic inclusivity efforts to five principles, each of which is expanded upon in other Teaching Commons resources (see below):