Tips To Create Engaging Content For Disability Learners - Section 508, AODA
Updated: Jul 22, 2021
Unlike earlier, now it is mandatory for eLearning content to be accessible to all learners – including learners with disability. There are around 15% of disabled learners in the world’s population. The elearning content developers must think of innovative eLearning strategies to make eLearning accessible to all disability learners.
Learners with disability are of varied kinds. Here are some examples:
A learner who has cerebral palsy may find it difficult to understand or process information. They use voice-recognition software.
- A learner who is blind, depends on the screen reading software.
- A learner who has Dyslexia struggles to read, spell, write, and speak.
- A learner is partially blind.
- A learner has hearing impairment.
- A learner has problem with his fingers and is not able to handle the mouse
Providing effective eLearning solutions to suit the needs of the disabled learners is a challenge for content developers across the globe. Fortunately, there are eLearning solutions which are targeting the needs of the disabled learners. Technology is playing a significant role in providing perfect learning solutions for disabled learners.
In this article, we will look at some significant tips to create engaging and accessible content for disability learners.