Faculty and staff serve a vital role in both implementing approved accommodations for students with disabilities and also proactively and thoughtfully planning with access in mind in order to create a more accessible and disability inclusive campus environment. SDS is here to be a resource for faculty and staff in their efforts to partner with us on improving access and inclusion at Cornell.
Resources for Teaching Students with Disabilities
- Faculty Resource Guide (pdf)
A resource guide for teaching students with disabilities
- Equal Access Guide (pdf)
A guide to equal access and universal design for student services
- Accessibility Checklist for Faculty (pdf)
- Incorporating Universal Design into Instruction
- Sample Syllabus Statement
- Cornell’s Accessibility Information website features excellent resources and suggestions for planning accessible events/meetings, finding sign language interpreting or captioning services for ensuring communication access with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, considerations when doing emergency evacuation planning, an accessibility map of campus, and much more.
- Understanding Asperger Syndrome: A Professor's Guide (video)
An informative, 12-minute video on Asperger Syndrome
- Nondiscrimination in Higher Education: What's the Law? (pdf)
Tipsheet from the Northeast Technical Assistance Center of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology