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Cultivating Inclusive Spaces for College Students with Disabilities

Join WISCAPE for an enriching conversation on how colleges and universities can enhance inclusivity for college students with disabilities​.
Date
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Time
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location
159 Education Building
Address
1000 Bascom
Madison WI
Description
Join the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) for an enriching conversation on how colleges and universities can enhance inclusivity for students with disabilities​. Among the topics to be highlighted are services offered, pedagogical practices, social outlets, and overall campus culture.

Panelists will include:
  • Kirsten Brown,doctoral ​research faculty, Edgewood College, and ​researcher/author
  • Brett Ranon Nachman, doctoral student and ​researcher, UW-Madison
  • Leslie Stilson, accommodation specialist, McBurney Disability Resource Center, UW-Madison
  • Sara Vogt, ​senior ​associate ​director​, Center for Students with Disabilities, UW-Whitewater
  • Elise Witmer, student​ and transition coordinator, McBurney Disability Resource Center, UW-Madison
  • Sami Schalk, assistant ​professor of Gender & Women's Studies, UW-Madison (moderator)

Additional panelists will be announced. More information coming soon!

Following the panel, there will be an opportunity for Q&A.

This event is free and open to the public and is cosponsored by the McBurney Disability Resource Center at UW-Madison. Light refreshments will be served.

ASL Interpreting and CART captioning will be provided for this event. If other accommodations are needed, please contact Brett Nachman ​(bnachman@wisc.edu) by Friday, February 23, 2018.

Watch this discussion on the WISCAPE YouTube channel.
Contact
Brett Ranon Nachman
bnachman@wisc.edu
602-618-0000
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