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The problem with accessibility checklists

Acton, Kelsie and Dyi Huijg, Dieuwertje (2020) The problem with accessibility checklists. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (19 Nov 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Accessibility checklists are increasingly becoming offered as ways to improve inclusivity in Higher Education. However, they rely on the presumption that those delivering education and thus using them have no accessibility needs of their own. Moreover, in seeking to codify what counts as inclusivity, many students’ requirements get overlooked. In this post, Dr Kelsie Acton and Dr Dieuwertje Dyi Huijg outline the problems with accessibility checklists and propose a praxis of ‘relaxed pedagogy’ in their place.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2021 14:06
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2021 00:01
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/107702

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