Accessible Education

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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.

Determining Essential Requirements

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"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:

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