When thinking about accessibility as a whole, it’s really important to remember that without accessibility, there can never truly be inclusion or equity. So we want to make sure that we’re addressing systemic issues of equity. Accessibility has to be one of our considerations. Watch this video on Operationalizing Accessibility to learn more.
Special Education in Local and Regional Jails (VDOE)
The 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act mandated that special education and related services be provided to all eligible students including those who are incarcerated. As a result, Virginia is implementing services to eligible students, who are incarcerated in local and regional jails. Under the Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia the operation of the jails is the responsibility of the local school division in which the local or regional jail is located.
This site has demos for what accessible vs inaccessible content looks like and why content needs to be made accessible. It also includes step-by-step tutorials, accessibility guidelines, and even templates for you to use.
The Playlists: Disability Resources for WIOA Practitioners
Each playlist is a carefully selected set of links to resources such as toolkits, reports, online courses, and videos on a specific topic related to improving service to individuals with disabilities. The resources are intended for use by workforce development professionals, employers, rehabilitation services providers, adult educators, and other practitioners.