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Law and Policy

No public or private institution may discriminate against a disability solely by reason of the disability.

Federal Law


Wisconsin State Statute

  • 106.52: public places of accommodation, including information on service animals
  • 106.56: prohibition of discrimination
  • 106.57: accessible instructional materials


UW System and UWO

UW System and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh have policies specific to students with disabilities.

University of Wisconsin System

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh


Universal Design

Universal Design (UD) refers to techniques, policies, and practices that make buildings, products, and environments accessible for everyone. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) refers specifically to UD practices that make instruction and learning accessible. Although not necessarily required by law, UDL practices make the classroom a more accessible space for all learners.

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