Instructional Resources

Instructors play a pivotal role in the shaping of the learning environment. In addition to creating courses that fulfill the learning objectives of the department and school, there is an added requirement of creating a course that is not only accessible to students with disabilities, but also incorporate pedagogy that is inclusive to students regardless of background, experiences, and customs. Although focusing on instruction, the resources found on this page may be beneficial to all members of the UVA community.


Hosting Events – Accessibility Considerations

Common accessibility issues that you should ensure before your next event.


Instructional Resources: Available Tools & Tech

In addition to creating courses that fulfill the learning objectives of the department and school, there is an added requirement of creating a course that is not only accessible to students with disabilities, but also incorporate pedagogy that is inclusive to students regardless of background, experiences, and customs.


Library Accessibility Services

The University Library provides a variety of services and equipment in support of the research needs of individuals with disabilities. Please ask for information on assistance retrieving materials or providing specialized study arrangements.


Read & Write Software

Read&Write offers reading, writing, studying, and research support tools that integrate with your computing device for universal learning options.


Sensus Access

Resource for converting documents into an alternative, accessible format.


Student Disability Access Center (SDAC): Information for Faculty & Staff

The Student Disability Access Center (SDAC) is the University of Virginia’s designated access agency for students with disabilities. We support UVA students – undergrad, grad, pre-professional - in the work of creating access to the full University experience.


Using UVACollab's Accessibility Features

Describes the different areas of the UVACollab interface and point out how they are implemented for accessibility.