The Information Accessibility Design and Policy (IADP) course has a record number of students register for the 3rd cohort. 65 students initially signed up to take this award winning course. Sponsored by the College of Applied Health Sciences, the course is comprised of three 8-week modules that provide a professional certification upon successful completion. IADP is the first and only university-based, for-credit program in the nation teaching the principles of universal design and accessibility architecture to ensure that people with disabilities can access critical digital resources.
The course has been recognized by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) by winning the Leadership in Diversity Award. Under the direction of Dr. Roberto Aldunate, Assistant Dean and Director of IT, AHS, the online certificate was designed by leading experts in functional and digital information accessibility: Keith Hays, Tim Offenstein, Hadi Rangin and Marc Thompson.