Speaker(s): Tania Heap, Ed.D. (she/they) Panelist(s): Devon West (he/him/his), Paulina Diaz (she/her/hers) Keywords: Access and Equitable Practices, Identity (Disability, Ethnicity, Gender Identity & Expression, Race, Sexuality, etc.), Institutional Change, Changing Institutional Practices, Diversity and Inclusion, Equal Opportunity
Learn about navigating college life from the perspective of a freshman and graduating student with a visual disability. The presentation will go over Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as a principle and framework that can be incorporated not only in academic courses, but in all aspects of the college student experience, from completing forms to applying for financial scholarships, to navigating residence life and campus transportation. The panel will discuss possible further steps that institutions should consider to make the college experience accessible for all.