As a learning professional, you want to make sure your courses are accessible to all your learners. Plus, for professionals working with the U.S. government, accommodating learners with disabilities is the law. In “Designing Section 508 Compliant Learning,” Maureen Orey explains the legal requirements for accessible learning and outlines how you can use universal design principles to develop courses that employees with disabilities can use.
This issue of TD at Work includes:
- a brief history of U.S. disability laws
- steps for assessing your current programs for compliance
- strategies for making learning accessible in face-to-face and online environments
- a compliance action plan template.