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When developing website or publications, include photos of individuals with disabilities interacting with peers without disabilities.
Incorporate Section 508 guidelines in all aspects of event planning (e.g. marketing, logistics, technical elements, content, etc.)
Include a statement on department materials, event registration forms, websites, etc. encouraging students who have questions (e.g. accommodation, etc.) to contact the department for clarification and solutions.
What Can I do as a Student
Assist a student with a disability by serving as a note taker.
Understand that everyone communicates and performs tasks at a different pace and in different ways and that a person’s disability may not be obvious.
Create accessible class presentations (e.g. PowerPoint) and projects.
Create accessible club and organization events, materials, publications and websites.
Host a club or organization meeting on the topic of accessibility.
Create, ensure and foster inclusiveness. Discourage stereotypical behavior.
Protect and respect the privacy of individuals with disabilities.