Posts about: accommodations

By Alana Ripy posted: Sep 12th, 2018

Accommodate: Results By The Numbers

Symplicity Accommodate helps higher education institutions modernize their accommodation request process with a fully-ADA compliant interface that allows students to submit all types of accommodation requests online and empowers staff to eliminate endless manual processes by approving all accommodation requests in real-time. Institutions [...]
By Alana Ripy posted: Jan 26th, 2018

Automate, simplify, and track the delivery of accommodations

To thrive as an institution of higher education, a school must be cognizant of and respectful towards the special needs of its students. Furthermore, federally funded schools in the United States are required to comply with accessibility guidelines per the Americans with Disabilities Act or face paying fines up to $75,000 for the first [...]
By Alana Ripy posted: Jan 18th, 2018

Amendments to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and What it Means for Federal Contractors

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) monitors compliance with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, including the amendments that became effective March 24, 2014. Failure to comply with the Rehabilitation Act can result in a number of serious penalties, including delay or withholding of [...]