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Accessibility and Inclusion for Students and Instructors with Disabilities

Facilitator: Howie Tam, CETLI Graduate Fellow, English
Convener: Professor Lance Wahlert, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Dr. Alice McGrath, Postdoc for Accessibility at Van Pelt, Clare Mullaney, Ph.D. Candidate, English, Susan Shapiro, Jesselson Director of Student Disabilites and Professor Paul Saint-Amour, English

This workshop aims to address the issues faced by students and instructors with disabilities in the classroom and provides a forum where students and instructors may share pedagogical strategies that will help create an inclusive space for all. Topics of discussion include: universal design, early awareness of students’ needs, the role of the Student Disabilities Services, library accessibility resources, among others. The panel features Professor Lance Wahlert of Medical Ethics and Health Policy; Dr. Alice McGrath, Postdoc for Accessibility at Van Pelt; and Clare Mullaney, Ph.D. Candidate in English. Professor Paul Saint-Amour of English is our faculty respondent.

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the English department and so may be most useful to students in related fields.

Counts toward the CETLI Teaching Certificate.

Registrations are closed for this event

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Room 330 (Grad Lounge)
Fisher-Bennett Hall
3340 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
Event Participants:

School of Arts & Sciences

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