About the Accessibility Resources Team (A.R.T.)

The Accessibility Resources Team (A.R.T.) provides training opportunities for the Foundations of Accessibility, Accessibility in Canvas, various accessibility workshops and open labs to support a culture of access through proactive development.

Benefits of Proactive Development

By developing, adopting and procuring Information and Communication Technology that is accessible and implementing university procedures and policies that include accessibility requirements, persons with a variety of backgrounds and abilities will have universal access to all aspects of campus life.

Guiding Principles

  • UNLV seeks to provide persons with disabilities the opportunity to use Information and Communication Technology in a manner that meets the NSHE adopted definition of accessibility,
    • Accessible: Individuals with disabilities are able to independently acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same services within the same timeframe as individuals without disabilities, with substantially equivalent ease of use.
  • Instead of restricting currently available resources to be accessible, UNLV is developing ways to make Information and Communication Technology easily available to an increasingly wide audience, including persons with disabilities, more often.
  • To achieve this, the Accessibility Resources Team supports development and procurement consistent with the UNLV Accessibility Policy and its accompanying Standards and Procedures.

What may be the most meaningful outcome of UNLV’s accessibility effort, is the development of a culture of access that promotes everybody’s responsibility to participate and the resulting benefit for everyone.

Contact

Should you require accessibility advising, technical support and/or resources, please contact the accessibilityresourceteam@unlv.edu and describe in detail what support you need.

OAR Office Phone: 702-895-3808

James Altman

Accessibility Resources Support Technologist james.altman@unlv.edu

Jerra Strong

Interim Accessible Design & Conformance Specialist jerra.strong@unlv.edu

Rex Suba

Interim Technology Accessibility Coordinator rex.suba@unlv.edu