Disability Services 101

10:45 - 11:45 AM

This presentation will cover how to best serve our students with disabilities who attend Sinclair by partnership with Disability Services. Presentation will provide a brief overview of laws, accommodations and tools utilized by disability services. We will discuss a variety of disabilities and how this impacts learning in the classroom to increase sensitivity in working with these populations. Read & Write Gold software (accessibility software) will be demonstrated and shown how this could be a useful tool for any Sinclair student. An overall of Universal Design strategies and tools will be discussed.

Goals of the presentation include:

  1. How to successfully partner with disability services to assist students with disabilities.
  2. Overview of laws, accommodations and tools utilized by disability services. Learn about Read and Write Gold a great tool for all of students to assist with student success.
  3. Increase sensitivity and understanding of various disabilities including learning disabilities, mental health, etc..
  4. Learn about Universal Design tools that can be utilized to help all students succeed
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