Beyond Accessibility

hands holding and openWe aim to move beyond Accessibility, which addresses a particular need or problem, toward Inclusiveness, or the practice of Inclusivity which is being mindful of a broad range of users, their variable abilities, their variety of environments, situations, and contexts.


The functional definition of accessibility states students with disabilities must be provided the opportunity to—

  • acquire the same information
  • engage in the same interactions, and
  • enjoy the same services

as students without disabilities with “substantially equivalent ease of use.”

a “functional definition of accessibility.” According to this definition, students with disabilities must be provided the opportunity to—acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same services as students without disabilities with “substantially equivalent ease of use.


“Compassion” image by johnhain by Pixaby is licensed CC0

 

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