Tag: universal accessibility

Faculty Focus: Wheelchair Ramps and Extra Time for Learning

Extra Time

By Maryellen Weimer, PhD “A wheelchair ramp is an alternate mode of access for the physically disabled so that they may access the same benefits as others. Similarly, being allowed extra time gives the learning-disabled extra time to process what they know. My reading speed will always be slow. But having extra time gives me …

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Web accessibility: Hot or not?

Petra assisting Julia with eCollege

Web accessibility is definitely a very HOT topic right now, not only on the A&M-Commerce campus, but for educational institutions nationwide. For faculty members, instructional designers and other support staff who are not aware of the federal requirements for web accessibility, the Texas Government Code 2054, Subchapter M, 2005, requires that all state agencies, including …

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