Division of Academic Innovation

AHSE: Communicating Inclusively about Disability and Accessibility

Speaker: Brandie Wiley, Director, Office of Disability Access 

Time: 12-1 pm, Friday, Nov 11th (Lunch starts at 11:45 am) 

RSVP: Due by 1 pm, Wednesday, Nov 9th


Learning Objectives: 

  • Differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate communication with students receiving accommodations  
  • Identify when to use people-first vs identity-first language. 
  • Categorize disability-related terms as appropriate or inappropriate to use 
  • Provide examples of appropriate etiquette when communicating with students with disabilities 
  • Explain the danger and harm done by excessive focus on how “inspirational” a person is and excessive public praise 


The email confirmation for the event will contain the option to add the event to your calendar.

Zoom Link: Passcode-AHSE22: https://unthsc.zoom.us/j/89388184003?pwd=a2dKdnE0SjJjSGw2KzQvRU9TZzNHdz09
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Nov 11 2022


11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Nov 11 2022
  • Time: 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm


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