In response to our recent ADA complaint, the college has been working diligently over the past year to enhance its ADA monitoring and accessibility procedures. In an effort to create a climate of accessibility and universal design at Mesa Community College, Disability Resources & Services, The Center for Teaching and Learning and College Technology Services have been working together to create an efficient process. The following information is a result of these efforts.
Syllabus Statement 2014
DRS Academic Department Liaison Model
Disability Resources and Services (DRS) will be launching a project that is designed to assist you in understanding and accommodating students with disabilities. DRS would like to open up the lines of communication with you and your staff by assigning a liaison from the DRS department. We seek the opportunity to strengthen the relationships with your department, faculty and staff
The DRS liaison will assist in...
1) Efficient reporting and resolution of services
2) Delivering accurate information on the accommodation process
3) Updates and changes regarding policy and procedures
4) Incorporating Universal Design Principles
5) Provide software demonstrations/training on:
- WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool
- Accessible course content
- Captioning Services
- Software request process
10 Tips for Creating Access to Online Course Content (Links to an external site.) - 3PlayMedia.com - the best 45 minute webinar on making MS Word documents and web content accessible
American Psychological Association Legal Issues - ADA Basics - good information on how to talk to students with disabilities...Do's and Don'ts