Instructions for developing/approving Equally Effective Alternate Access Plans

The EEAAP is a commonly used tool at universities to create and document a plan for providing equally effective alternatives when a Digital Technology can not be made directly accessible to persons with disabilities. 

INFO:  An "Equally Effective Alternative" provides persons with disabilities the opportunity to acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same services as a person without a disability in an equally effective and equally integrated manner, with substantially equivalent ease of use.


  1. Detailed instructions are included in the EEAAP template.
  2. The form submitter:
    1. is encouraged to consult with their campus disability services provider or Human Resources for suggestions and informal review while developing the EEAAP.
    2. seeks approvals for the EEAAP from their supervisor or department head, and records the approver's name and date on the EEAAP form.
    3. seels approved from their Campus Disability Services office (if the technology is used by students), and records the approver's name and date on the EEAAP form.
  3. The submitter sends the completed EEAAP with campus approvals to the system ADA Coordinator at
  4. The ADA Coordinator reviews the EEAAP and directs questions as needed.
  5. The ADA Coordinator informs the submitter and stakeholders of the outcome of their review of the EEAAP


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Article ID: 134798
Tue 7/27/21 3:06 PM
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