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The Student Interview and the Interactive Process: Practical Guidance

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Scaffolding on the October 10 webinar on the legal and theoretical framework for creating a sound interactive process, this webinar will focus on the more practical aspects of the interaction. Using AHEAD’s Disability Resource Professional’s Guide to Exploring and Determining Access as a guide, this webinar will explore:

  • What do you as a disability professional need to know in advance about the course, the major, and the expectations of students, and how do you gain that information?
  • How do you know what student interview questions are most relevant to getting the information you need?
  • How do you determine what the student’s barriers may be?
  • If you need to bring in the instructor as part of the interactive process, how do you engage with them and what information should you seek?
Time for discussing particular situations will be set aside.

Description

Scaffolding on the October 10 webinar on the legal and theoretical framework for creating a sound interactive process, this webinar will focus on the more practical aspects of the interaction. Using AHEAD’s Disability Resource Professional’s Guide to Exploring and Determining Access as a guide, this webinar will explore:

  • What do you as a disability professional need to know in advance about the course, the major, and the expectations of students, and how do you gain that information?
  • How do you know what student interview questions are most relevant to getting the information you need?
  • How do you determine what the student’s barriers may be?
  • If you need to bring in the instructor as part of the interactive process, how do you engage with them and what information should you seek?
Time for discussing particular situations will be set aside.

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Contributors

  • Karen Andrews

    Karen Andrews has over 12 years of higher education disability experience and more than 12 years of K-12 special education experience, Karen is a visionary leader in disability services. She has a passionate commitment to creating a culture of inclusion for everyone, recognizing the intersectionality of the disabled. She works to ensure equitable opportunities and compliance with federal laws, state regulations, best practices and University-wide and campus guidelines related to equal access, barrier elimination, and resources and services for disabled students. Karen’s work extends nationally as she serves on the Board of the Association for Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) as a Director-at-Large, is the current AHEAD Board liaison to the Knowledge and Practice Communities and is the former chair for the organization’s Race, Ethnicity, Diversity and Disability Special Interest Group. She is the 2022 awardee for the AHEAD Duraese Hall Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award. Every day, Karen and her service animal, Dooley, show up to serve the Brown community in advancing the cause of disability as diversity. Karen earned a BS in Elementary and Special Education from Northern Arizona University and an M. Ed. in Adult Education and Development from Strayer University.

  • Desirae Mix

    Originally from Boston, Desirae began her career at Suffolk University then onto Brandeis University with a focus on integrating technology and universal design to reshape the way we look at academic inclusion. With a passion for technology, case law and policy, she enjoys teaching and collaborating with folx who share an interest for supporting the intersectional needs of those who identify as having a disability. She provides support for both Undergraduate and Graduate students, and currently serves as the Graduate School Liasion. Desirae holds a B.S. in Business Management / Marketing Science and Information Technology from UMASS Boston and a M.Ed. in Administration in Higher Education from Suffolk University. Desirae is an artist, played roller derby for the Boston Derby Dames and used to competitively train in martial arts.

October 24, 2022
Mon 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 30M

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