Presenters:Tanja Aho (CAS-Critical Race, Gender & Culture Studies), Anna Cook (Public Administration & Policy), Charley Fogel (Office of Development and Alumni Relations), Eden Greenstein (Class of 2024), Marc Medwin (Performing Arts) & Izzy Scholes-Young (Class of 2024)
Disability culture and justice revolve around radical acceptance, abolishing ableist approaches, celebrating neurodiversity, and creating accessibility in all spaces. The lived experiences of disabled individuals will be front-and-center in this discussion with AU faculty, staff, and student panelists, and they will lead conversations about intersectionality, inclusion, community, and support. What can we do to foster this on our campus? Join us to discuss how and why.
Understand basic disability-related concepts such as disability justice, universal design, neurodivergence, and ableism, and apply them in their everyday circumstances in life and the classroom
Analyze and evaluate AU’s current accommodations-based model
Create ideas and strategies for implementing disability culture at AU