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2019-20 Equity and Access Conversation Series

October 03, 2019

The Faculty Development Center invites all faculty, students and staff to take part in the Equity and Access Faculty Conversation Series: a series of monthly discussions and pizza lunches. Join in the discussion of crucial issues of justice and inclusion in higher education, with the goal of helping all Webster students achieve their academic goals. Click through for a schedule of this year’s meetings.

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Professional Development: Supporting Students with Autism

September 27, 2019

Faculty and staff interested in learning about what we can do to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are invited to participate in a free online professional development course Dec. 2-13. The course is offered by Disability Access Information and Support (DAIS) and will be hosted by DAIS founder Jane Jarrow, Ph.D., and co-facilitator Bonni Alpert, EdD.

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Accessibility Podcast Series: Setting Up ADA Accommodations

September 27, 2019

Throughout Fall 2019, Webster University’s Accessibility Committee will be coordinating with campus and community partners to produce a series of podcasts focused on providing access to students with disabilities. The podcast is a great source of information for the whole Webster community. The new episode of the series, "Setting Up ADA Accommodations," is now available. Give it a listen to learn more about accessing accommodations as a student with a disability at Webster University.

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ADA Accommodation Reminders, Resources, and Upcoming Training

September 04, 2019

With the new academic year upon us, faculty will have received copies of students’ letters of accommodations for Fall I and fall semester courses. To assist in making these accommodations, the ARC has a variety of resources, from charts to podcasts. In addition, there will be various training sessions throughout the year for faculty and staff related to supporting the needs of students with disabilities. The first of these trainings will take place on Oct. 30.

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