Disability Awareness Month Tips: If you don't know, ask

Oct. 29, 2018

Disability Awareness Month Tips: If you don't know, ask

The Accessibility Committee and the Academic Resource Center (ARC) are providing weekly disability and accessibility tips this month for Disability Awareness Month.

Tip #5: If you don't know, ask

ARC staff are very helpful and knowledgeable. If you feel like you need to do something to assist a student but aren’t sure what to do or how to proceed, reach out to the ARC team.

Visit the website for information and resources, but feel free to call or email a member of the ARC team as well.Key contacts for disability-related topics are Chanelle (Nellie) Hopmann, Interim Academic ADA Coordinator, and Cindy Yamnitz, Assistive Technology Program Coordinator.

You can find more information on the ARC staff here.

To read previous Disability Awareness Month tips, follow the links below.

Accessibility Tip 1: Lead with Empathy

Accessibility Tip 2: Provide Intentional Inclusion

Accessibility Tip 3: Supporting and obtaining student access

Accessibility Tip 4: Encourage appropriate interactions

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