Accessibility at Gaston College
What is Accessibility
Web accessibility means that people with disabilities can access web content as all individuals who use the website. The college will incorporate the four principles that provide the foundation for Web accessibility:
- Perceivable – Information and user interface components will be presentable to users in ways they can perceive.
- Operable – User interface components and navigation will be operable.
- Understandable – Information and the operation of user interface must be understandable.
- Robust – Content must be robust enough that it can be interpreted reliably by a wide variety of user agents, including assistive technologies.
Web accessibility also benefits others, including older people with changing abilities due to aging or a temporary disability, as well as improving the usability of the site for all users.
In today’s society, it is essential that students are provided with access to lifelong learning through high quality, affordable, and flexible services. Gaston College is committed to creating accessible web and e-learning content for all users. The focus areas of compliance consist of:
- Third-party vendors
Location & Contact Information
For general information about disability resources at Gaston College, please contact Special Needs Counselor, Damon Murray at 704-922-6224 or another member of the Counseling Center staff at 704.922.6222. The Special Needs Office is located in the Counseling Center, second floor Myers Center, 201 Highway 321 South, Dallas, NC 28034. We look forward to hearing from you!
Eligibility for Disability Support Services
If you need assistance or more information about becoming eligible for accommodations, please visit the Disability Services website.