Disability Equity by Design: A Three-Part Webinar

This three-part webinar series will explore concepts that shape the disability experience and practical applications to the online environment that contribute to equitable learning experiences. Presented by AHEAD President-Elect, Amanda Kraus, and being sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium. This three-part series will be comprised of three 60-minute webinars. Webinars are designed ideally to be taken in sequence but can be taken individually.

The webinar series requires registration for each webinar.

PART 1: RE/FRAMING DISABILITY

Wednesday, May 6, 1:00-2:00 EASTERN time

We will examine how disability is framed in society and explore the power of design to promote equity. Drawing from disability studies, we will answer the following questions:

  1. How is disability framed in society and in education?
  2. How does design perpetuate stereotypes?
  3. How can online environments promote equity?

More information and registration- https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PZZRyIyOQn2BgD98vdXCug

 

PART 2: EQUITABLE ONLINE ENVIRONMENTS

Wednesday, May 13, 1:00-2:00 EASTERN time

The disability experience is shaped by the dynamics of power and privilege. We will explore prevalent stereotypes about disability and how design choices can both perpetuate or combat these damaging ideas.

More information and registration- https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mCLa2yVvSuG1Ts2vJx0bag

 

PART 3: DISABLED BY DESIGN

Wednesday, May 20, 1:00-2:00 EASTERN time

Emerging thinking suggests that disability is created by the design of our

environments. We will explore strategies to maximize access and inclusion in online learning environments.

 

More information and registration- https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cRvbXvejST29hMFZaNXuHw