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Accessibility and assistive technology Business Operations Learning and Teaching Reimagined

Accessibility: the secret to success is organisational vision and buy-in

With the September deadline approaching for compliance with the Public Sector Web Accessibility Regulations, there’s a flurry of activity as organisations implement auditing and new processes, while putting the finishing touches to accessibility statements and plans. Doing this in the context of a move to online or hybrid teaching presents a challenge, particularly if staff […]

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Accessibility and assistive technology Remote Working Student Experience and Wellbeing

Taking needs assessments online

This post was updated 13th July 2020 to include ‘Getting ready to take needs assessment online’ video and transcript. For students entitled to Disabled Students Allowance (DSA), or similar support, an expert needs assessment is an essential part of the process. A needs assessment is a student-centred process where recommendations for adjustments, support strategies and […]

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Accessibility and assistive technology Learning and Teaching Reimagined

Keeping accessibility in mind

We’re mindful that the necessary increase in online learning delivery is happening in the context of new web accessibility regulations. These regulations mean it is a legal requirement for colleges and universities to ensure that new online content meets certain standards. These standards ensure disabled students can access important information and course materials on your […]

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Accessibility and assistive technology Student Experience and Wellbeing Teaching and Learning

Assistive Technology For All

Rohan Slaughter points to a range of useful assistive technology resources that are likely to be suitable for students with a range of support needs.