Disability Access Statements:
Requests for Accommodations
Entities of the institution should be encouraged to include statements about the availability of accommodations on materials as part of an effort to encourage full participation in all programs and services.
Statements about the availability of accommodations are a way of inviting individuals with disabilities to participate in creating a more accessible campus. By encouraging advance inquiries, you can identify any needed accommodations early so they can be readily implemented in a timely manner.
All programs/events at the institution must be accessible. When planning conferences, events, and activities, designate someone to be responsible for handling requests for accommodations. For registration brochures, invitations, or fliers, use an access statement such as:
Publications, such as course syllabi, college bulletins, program brochures, class schedules, newsletters, and instructional publications must be provided in alternative formats (Braille, large print, tape, computer disk) upon request; [name and phone number of office] can provide assistance with document conversion. In these publications please use one of the following statements:
Web Pages should include a statement to appear as text on pages if you are not sure of usability:
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