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- Anti-Oppression Guide: Anti-AbleismA resource guide
- Disability section of Stanford Equality of Opportunity and Education"Treating the disabled the same as the non-disabled does not always suffice to treat them equally, for disabilities sometimes give rise to special needs and requirements. However, differential treatment can give rise to stigma and division, which is anathema to equality."
Contains an annotated list of readings.
- Diversity in Academe: Disability on CampusThis special report examines the challenges that students, academics, and colleges face in dealing with disability on campus. It includes the voices of people who struggle with physical disabilities that make it difficult to navigate older buildings and lovely grounds, and of others who have less-visible conditions such as bipolar or autism-spectrum disorders.
Universal Design for Learning
- AccessCollege: The Faculty RoomHow to create on-site and online courses that maximize the learning of all students, including those with disabilities.
- National Center on Universal Design for LearningOverview, research, presentations, videos, examples of implementation.
- Universal Design for Learning: A framework for access and equityExamples of universal design principles used to incorporate access and equity from the start.
- How a Classic Exercise Helps Students Understand Disability"The nondisabled can grasp that people with disabilities are not precluded from leading interesting, normal, or even happy lives."
- I Lost My Voice – and It Revolutionized My Classroom"A voice-disabled educator learns how to be like a conductor — silent, but commanding the sounds of an entire orchestra."
- It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Be On Campus"People with mobility-related disabilities can struggle just to navigate the campus, just to do their jobs. There’s no reason it should be this way."
- Influence of Social Factors on Student Satisfaction Among College Students With DisabilitiesA significant body of research on student retention reflects that social and environmental factors influence continued enrollment in postsecondary education and academic success. Yet, for students with disabilities, more emphasis is placed on accommodations, access, and support services without sufficient attention to the social aspect of the student experience.
Disability Language Style Guide
- The Diversity Style Guide - Disability GlossaryThis media language guide includes terms and phrases related to physical, mental and cognitive disabilities.
University of Utah Center for Disability Access
- Center for Disability AccessServices for University of Utah students.
Disability Studies Subject Specialist
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