5 steps to ensure accessibility – Education Article

While the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was last reauthorized in 2004, with amendments in 2015, and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) updated back in 2008, the demand for accessibility and equality in education continues to grow. Administrators and teachers, who want to help every child reach their potential, can’t afford to wait for new laws and policies. To ensure accessibility, educators need to constantly evaluate the effectiveness of accessibility initiatives, advocate for resources for their students, and…

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A Video Guide to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act – Education Article

(Transcript) Jennifer: 00:13 If you’ve been researching your child’s rights, you’re probably coming across the term called FAPE, F-A-P-E, a whole lot, and you’re probably wondering what it is, so we’re here to tell you. FAPE is a Free and Appropriate Public Education, and it is the cornerstone of the IDEA, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. FAPE is what each child who’s identified for special education services is entitled to every school year. Julie: 00:40 Let’s break down FAPE…

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