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Assessing IT Accessibility Risks in Higher Education

By Greg Kraus on September 10, 2015

Trying to determine how accessible your campus is can be a daunting task. There are so many business and educational processes to assess, and it will encompass practically every unit within the institution. How do you even begin to determine if you have processes defined and resources allocated to build an accessible IT infrastructure? One of the recent projects I got to help lead with the EDUCAUSE IT Accessibility Constituent Group was the...

New DOT Rules Means Greater Access for Air Travelers

By Mark Miller on November 15, 2013


As Americans continue to rely on the web to perform everyday functions like shopping, banking and travel, web accessibility rises to the surface as a growing concern. In a major effort to make online communications accessible, DOT has implemented new rules as part of their continuing implementation of the Air Carrier Access Act of 1986.

Does the ADA Apply to Websites?

By Kathy Wahlbin on April 5, 2013

Title III of the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) is all about ensuring that places of public accommodation are accessible to people with disabilities.  Is the Internet a place of public accommodation? That is the question that has been asked over the past few years and argued about in court. Today there is no specific published technical recommendation that defines how the ADA is applied to the...