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In 2015-16, 19.4% of undergraduate students reported having a disability, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
“Students with disabilities are those who reported that they had one or more of the following conditions: blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.” (National Center for Education Statistics, 2018). For more information on students with disabilities you can go to the National Center for Education Statistics website: https://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=60
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Learn the basics of digital accessibility and how you can make your LibGuides more inclusive. Join NYU Libraries’ Sr. UX & Digital Accessibility Specialist (Iris Bierlein) and Accessibility & Accommodations Librarian (Lauren Kehoe) for this three-hour accessibility workshop.
Following this workshop, participants will be able to:
receive an overview of digital accessibility basics.
apply the basics of digital accessibility to LibGuides.
discover and trial automated and manual accessibility testing tools.
learn how one institution managed a multi-year, large scale, digital accessibility remediation project.
understand how LibGuides digital accessibility was used at a large, global university to foster a culture of accessibility in the library.