Accommodations in Higher Education - Complimentary Webinar Series

June 15, 2022; August 25, 2022; October 27, 2022

By: Seth F. Gilbertson, Jane M. Sovern, and Barbara A. Lee, Ph.D.

Session One: Accommodations You Can Live With: Disability Issues In Residence Life 
June 15, 2022  |  Noon - 12:45 p.m.  |  Zoom Webinar

In the first of this three-part series, Seth and Jane will discuss:

  • Room Assignments.
  • Service and Assistance Animals (ESAs).
  • Meal Plans. 
  • Undue Hardships and Fundamental Alterations.
  • Residency Requirements and Releases.

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Session Two: Reasonable Accommodations in Applied Learning Programs (Clinical, Internships, Student Teaching, Service Learning, etc.) 
August 25, 2022  |  Noon - 12:45 p.m.  |  Zoom Webinar

In the second part of the series, Seth and Barbara will discuss:

  • Planning for success – structuring programs.
  • Technical standards. 
  • Agreements with placement sites.
  • Communicating with students and identifying issues.
  • Working with partners to provide on-site accommodations.
  • Confronting fundamental alterations and undue burdens.
  • Addressing complaints.

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Session Three: Study Abroad Accommodations Under the Law 
October 27, 2022  |  Noon - 12:45 p.m.  |  Zoom Webinar

In the third part of the series, Seth and Catherine will discuss:

  • How do changing student demographics affect study abroad programs?
  • What equal access to study abroad means in practice.
  • How to effectively plan for and provide study abroad opportunities for students with disabilities.
  • What can IHE do to prepare for discrimination claims?
  • Are digital and remote study abroad programs an answer? 

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