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Distance Education Accessibility Guidelines

References

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  1. U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) September 18, 1996 Letter to California Community Colleges

  2. California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. (CCCCO) (1999) Distance Education: Access Guidelines for Students with Disabilities.

  3. MPR Associates, Inc. (2009) A Needs Assessment of the Accessibility of Distance Education in the California Community College System Part II: Costs and Promising Practices Associated with Making Distance Education Courses Accessible. P. 26.

  4. CCCCO. (2008) Distance Education Guidelines 2008 Omnibus Version.

  5. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

  6. Understanding WCAG 2.0 A guide to understanding and implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0

  7. The World Wide Web Consortium. W3C

  8. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Section 504 (29 U.S.C. § 794)

  9. Title 34 Regulations. U.S. Department of Education. (2002) Chapter I - Office for Civil Rights, Department of Education Part 104 - Nondiscrimination on the basis of handicap in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance.

  10. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. § 12100 et seq.)

  11. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Implementing Regulations 28 C.F.R. 35

  12. California Government Code section 11135. Discrimination in state programs or activities.

  13. California Code of Regulations. Title 5 section 59300 Complaints of Unlawful Discrimination under Title 5.

  14. California Code of Regulations. Title 5 sections 55300 and 55370. Distance Education Regulations

  15. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. § 794d), as amended by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. (P.L.105-220), August 7, 1998

  16. CCCCO (2003) New Requirements Regarding Implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Legal Opinion M 03-09

  17. California Department of Education Title 5 section 55200

  18. Federal Communications Commission. (2010) Telecommunications Act of 1996. Section 225

  19. CCCCO (1993). Title 5 section 56027 – Academic Accommodations.

  20. U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division & U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights. (2010) Dear Colleague letter: Electronic Book Readers.

  21. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Section 35.150 of 29 USC