Tuesday, October 25, 2011

"Creating Successful Academic Experiences for Students with Disabilities”

Wednesday, October 26th
Noon to 1:00 pm
Indiana Memorial Union - Oak Room

“Creating Successful Academic Experiences for Students with Disabilities”
Assisting faculty, AI’s and other university personnel in beginning to understand some of the characteristics of students’ diverse disabilities and solutions as to how to best accommodate their needs.

Our guest presenter this month will be Rebecca Eberle from the IU Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences. Rebecca will discuss characteristics of traumatic brain injury as they relate to learning style and socialization, and the issues individuals with TBI face while attending college. She will also share suggestions about ways to support them in their classes, in planning their programs of study, and in participating in other campus activities and events.
Requests for Accommodations
If you plan to attend this session and require a sign language interpreter, real time captioning, assistive listening system, another auxiliary aid or information in alternate format, please contact Alice Voigt, Accessibility Specialist, at the National Center on Accessibility, ajvoigt@indiana.edu, (812) 856-4422 (voice) or (812) 856-4421 (TTY).
The Accessible University series is a collaborative activity of IUB’s Disability Roundtable, coordinated by Sharon Hauss of the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community and Alice Voigt of the National Center on Accessibility. For further information about the Accessible University series or the Disability Roundtable, please feel free to contact Sharon (sahauss@indiana.edu ) or Alice (ajvoigt@indiana.edu ).

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