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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) Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners 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

Communities of Practice

Web Accessibility Group:
The SUNY Facebook Workplace Web Accessibility Group is an open group intended for professionals to share best practices and brainstorm solutions for improving website accessibility. Search for "Web Accessibility" or contact Kelly Williamson, Community Manager at Williamson@suny.edu. Please note, you must claim your Workplace account before accessing the group.

SUNY Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) Accessibility Mailing List:
The SUNY Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) Accessibility Discussion List is available for all SUNY administrators, faculty, and professional staff that develop, purchase, host, and/or acquire electronic and information technologies to deliver campus programs, services and activities. The goal of this group is to support colleagues in sustaining an accessible digital infrastructure for users with disabilities. To join the list, contact Coordinator of Disability, Diversity & Nontraditional Student Services, Nazely Kurkjian at Kurkjian@suny.edu to join the list.

Accessibility and Disability Compliance at SUNY

Accessibility