Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 AM Eastern
Explore the evolution of approaches to people with disabilities that include charity, medical, and social justice models. Learn how universal design has emerged as an approach to ensuring the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities and how it can be applied in educational settings to instruction, services, technology, and to physical spaces. This webinar is presented by Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler, Director for the University of Washington's Accessible Technology & DO-IT, UW-IT programs. Dr. Burgstahler's work is supported in part by AccessComputing
, a project funded by the National Science Foundation
to increase the participation of people with disabilities in computing.