Wendy Harbour talk

Wendy Harbour talk

The D Center presents: Crossroads of Disability and Deafness in Higher Education. Tues. May 14, 6:00-7:30pm, UW Bagley Hall 131.  FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/206556999491272/?fref=ts. From lived experience to discrimination, ableism and audism in the workplace, to creating a cultural community, Dr. Wendy Harbour of Syracuse University shares her experiences as a Deaf professor of Disability Studies working in the field of inclusive higher education. She will also provide insight on her work with the disability cultural center at Syracuse, the only other school-funded Disability/Deaf Cultural center in the country. Please join us for what is sure to be a lively discussion. BIO: Wendy S. Harbour teaches courses in disability studies, inclusive K-12 education, and disability in higher education at Syracuse University. Her areas of expertise are disability studies in education, universal design for learning, postsecondary disability services and accommodations, and transition from secondary to postsecondary settings. Recent publications include contributions to Seeing Clearly: Ethnical Considerations in the Education of Children who are Deaf (Gallaudet University Press) and Universal Design in Higher Education: From Principles to Practice (Harvard Education Press), as well as co-editing Special Education for a New Century (Harvard Education Press). 

Tuesday, May 14th from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Location: University of Washington Seattle, Bagley (BAG) Hall 131. FREE Admission. ACCESSIBILITY: Please remember to be fragrance free. There will be voice-interpreters provided. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at: 206.543.6450 (voice), 206.543.6452 (TTY), 206.685.7264 (fax), or email at dso@u.washington.edu. The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days. Please contact dcenter@uw.edu for any further questions, comments or concerns.

Christine Liao Media and Publications Coordinator D Center at the University of Washington email: dcmedia@uw.edu p: (206) 685-0949 vp: (206) 734-3476 UW Box 352810 Seattle, WA 98195-2810 dclogo-300x116.jpg