PLAN Workshop- There’s a Student with a Disability in My Class… What Do I Do Now?

Description. The purpose of this program is to inform graduate teaching assistants about the resources available through the Disability Resource Center and the Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning.  The program will discuss how students get connected with the Disability Resource Center, examples of services provided, and how graduate teaching assistants can contribute to providing access for students with disabilities with support from the Delphi Center.

Learning Outcomes. As a result of this session, participants will be able to:

1. Describe the process through which a student with a disability requests and receives accommodations

2. List some of the accommodations students with disabilities might receive through the Disability Resource Center

3. Apply their knowledge to assist students with disabilities who receive accommodations in their course.

Presenter(s). Beth Case is program manager for digital, emerging, and assistive technologies at the Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning. She has two master’s degrees, one in clinical psychology and one in instructional technology. She is also completing her dissertation for a doctoral degree in instructional technology. Prior to returning to graduate school, Beth worked in postsecondary disability services for 13 years. Her background in both disability services and instructional technology has prepared her for helping faculty make online courses accessible to students with disabilities. Colleen Gettys is the Director of the Disability Resource Center at the University of Louisville. Colleen has worked in the Disability Resource Center for over 5 years, spending most of her time in the department as the coordinator for students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and/or learning disabilities.  She completed her B.A. in Psychology at Northern Kentucky University in 2009 and completed her M.Ed. with a concentration in College Student Personnel at the University of Louisville in 2011.  Colleen has held multiple roles on the Kentucky Associate for Higher Education and Disability board, including website chair, conference chair, and President of the organization.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Houchens Building, 105
2211 S. Brook Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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Training & Development, Academic




School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, PLAN


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