Advancing Equity and Inclusion for Deaf Students in Higher Education Webinar

Event Date: September 21, 2023

Join our session on September 21, 2023 from 1-2pm CT, presented in partnership with 3Play Media, on creating inclusive environments in higher education for deaf students. Gain insights into the common barriers faced by deaf students and learn strategies to foster inclusivity and equity.

The session also focus on developing an equity mindset in postsecondary education and training settings as a pathway to address attitudes and biases that hinder accessible learning environments. NDC staff will share ways in which colleges can leverage system change to implement sustainable accessibility practices on their campus. During this webinar, participants will discover practical approaches for developing sustainable accessibility initiatives, including (but not limited to): policy development, faculty training, and the utilization of assistive technologies.

Highlighting research and best practices, this webinar equips university administrators, faculty, and disability professionals with the tools and knowledge to enhance accessibility and create equitable learning opportunities for all students.

Presenters

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Kate Lewandowski, M.S.

Kate Lewandowski has over 12 years of experience advising and coordinating access for deaf students in the postsecondary environment. Kate’s passion for outreach on topics...
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Lore Kinast, EdD

Dr. Lore Kinast is a change agent working to address accessibility barriers that deaf students face in higher education settings. Her interest in education and...

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