Faculty Handbook on Disability Resources

Universal design of instruction allows your course to be accessible to all types of learners. The information presented by Sheryl Burgstahler from the University of Washington may be helpful in creating courses that ensure lectures, discussions, visual aids, videos, printed materials, labs, and fieldwork are accessible to all students.


Syllabus Statement

In accordance with federal law, if you have a documented disability, you may be eligible to request accommodations from Disability Resources. In order to be considered for accommodations you must first register with the Disability Resources office. Please contact their office to register at 216.368.5230 or get more information on how to begin the process. Please keep in mind that accommodations are not retroactive.


Faculty Handbook Table of Contents

Section 1: Federal Legislation

Section 2: Case Policies and Procedures

Section 3: Defining Disability

Section 4: Disability Categories and Examples

Section 5: Disability Etiquette

Section 6: Reasonable Accommodations