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Making On-Grounds and Online Learning Inclusive of All Students through Universal Design and Practices

Date and Time: Tuesday, May 17, Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Bavaro Hall 116, Holloway Hall (main floor)

The University of Virginia will be hosting an Academic Accessibility Workshop and discussions with keynote and facilitation by Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler, Director of DO-IT at the University of Washington. In this workshop, Dr. Burgstahler will cover principles from her text and explore practical approaches and specific strategies that can increase the participation and learning of students with a broad range of characteristics such as varying English language skills, diverse cultural backgrounds, and hidden as well as visible abilities and disabilities. During the workshop, you will learn how to apply universal design strategies to maximize learning for everyone and decrease the need for individual accommodations.

Visit the event website for more information and to register.

Sponsored by the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education in the Curry School of Education. Presented jointly with the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.

 



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