Accessibility Resources

Accessibility Resources at SUNY

Campus Disability Services Offices

Professional staff within the student disability services offices work in partnership with students to provide accommodations for participation in living and learning at SUNY. Students are advised to connect with the campus coordinator at the respective campus to determine how a specific need can be met, in and out of the classroom. The SUNY Disability Services Offices contact info is available online.

Learning and Training

SUNY provides opportunities for campuses to obtain professional development to establish and maintain accessible environments.

Facilitated workshops

The SUNY Center of Online Teaching Excellence (COTE) Universal Design for Learning and Web Accessibility: Meeting the Needs of All Students certificate program is a face-to-face or facilitated online competency development course that will help you gain a better understanding of accessibility as a civil rights issue and develop the knowledge and skills you need to design learning experiences that promote inclusive learning environments. The course is a collaborative effort of instructional designers, faculty, disability services professionals and a learning environments expert. This course is customizeable. For more information, contact: ContactCOTE@suny.edu.

Self-pace

Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners: This free Open SUNY course was developed by a collaborative team that includes instructional designers, disability services professionals, technologists, and faculty members from SUNY Empire State College and SUNY Buffalo State College.

Additional Professional Development Opportunities


External Resources

EASI - Equal Access to Software and Information - Campuses may contract with EASI through the Center for Professional Development (CPD) and use CPD points. For more information, contact Jennifer Snyder (Jennifer.Snyder@suny.edu)

AHEAD - Association on Higher Education and Disability

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