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ALA Accessibility | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

American with Disabilities Act (ADA) | Blind and Print Disabilities | Deaf | Universal Access | Virtual Accessibility American with Disabilities Act (ADA) ADA.Gov -- The page includes information on Law/Regulations, Design Standards, Technical Assistance Materials, and Enforcement The ADA National Network. 

ALA Accessibility | Support

Accessibility is the extent to which an information resource is retrievable and understandable by all users, especially those with special needs and disabilities. Accessibility to users with disabilities is one of our key goals for the website and is part of ALA Policy 54.3.2, which calls for Level 2 Success Criteria as defined by the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).

ALA's Universal Accessibility IG Discussion List
This discussion list is currently hosted through ALA Connect. In order to post to the list you will need to join the group’s ALA Connect Community and address all discussion list email messages to the Connect discussion list address

Educause: ADA Compliance for Online Courses Lessons learned from campuses nationwide have informed an approach to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act during the process of online course design.

Web Accessibility Initiative This page explores the wide diversity of people and abilities. It highlights some web accessibility barriers that people commonly experience because of inaccessible websites and web tools

ACRL Keeping up with.... Universal Design For Learning Incorporating UDL means committing to making sure library instruction is available to all students. Every library instruction can benefit from incorporating aspects of UDL. It's an ongoing process, and doing something is better than doing nothing.

Web Accessibility Toolkit making digital resources useable & accessible in research libraries.  

Suffold University: Screen Reading and Library Resources A Guide for ADA Accessibility: Full list of Accessible Library Databases

Report ADA Problems with Library Services and Resources