Beyond Accommodations: Using the disability personas to create an inclusive pedagogy for students with disabilities

A presentation by Terry Watson
Assistant Director, Student Disability Services, Penn State World Campus

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Abstract:

This presentation focuses on the "why" of accessibility in multiple disciplines. It allows participants to engage with our personas and develop their institutional competencies throughout this process. This engaging, active workshop allows disciplines focused on providing accessibility and usability a chance to work with persons and address any unique challenges while identifying misconceptions.

Learning objectives includes: Enhance ways to create an inclusive environment for people with disabilities within your discipline, Identify techniques to go from equity to liberation in the classroom setting, Develop institutional competencies to have the conversation in and outside the classroom setting, To get a look at our personas, go to: Personas at Penn State


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