Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice (DEISJ) Resources Guide

This resource guide was created to provide the SUNY Adirondack campus direct access to resources that support diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice.

Accessibility Definitions

Accessibility - having a place, environment, or event that is set up to be barrier free for all individuals to access (https://youth.gov/youth-topics/inclusion-and-accessibility

Accessible - easily used or accessed by people with or without disabilities (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accessibility

Accessible Design - a design process in which the needs of people with disabilities are specifically considered (https://www.washington.edu/accesscomputing/what-difference-between-accessible-usable-and-universal-design

Universal Design - the design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design (https://www.washington.edu/accesscomputing/what-difference-between-accessible-usable-and-universal-design

Usable Design - a design process in which products that are created are easy and efficient to use (https://www.washington.edu/accesscomputing/what-difference-between-accessible-usable-and-universal-design

Open Internet Websites

Open internet websites for further research: 

Library Resources on Accessibility

Links to e-books & articles: 

SUNY Adirondack Resources

SUNY Adirondack Accessibility Services

The Accessibilities Services Office provides equal educational opportunities to students with disabilities by ensuring full access to all programs, activities and facilities of the college. The Accessibility Services Office strives to maintain the quality and integrity of SUNY Adirondack’s academic standards and programs while providing accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. 


SUNY Accessibility Resources

Professional staff within the student disability services offices work in partnership with students to provide accommodations for participation in living and learning at SUNY. Students are advised to connect with the campus coordinator at the respective campus to determine how a specific need can be met, in and out of the classroom.

Accessibility Statement