Presentation on theme: "Disability as a Diversity Issue"— Presentation transcript:
1 Disability as a Diversity Issue By: johnnyberg.Alan Russell, MA Disability Support Services Rice University
2 Disability Support Services provides accommodations to students, faculty and staff to enhance their success at Rice.
3 Cultivate a Culture of Inclusion Eliminate BarriersRaise AwarenessCultivate a Culture of Inclusion[Option 2 (changed text)]
4 Eliminate Barriers[Option 3. You could show three slides in succession (barriers, visibility, culture) or we can incorporate smaller versions of these section slides into one of the previous 2 options.]
5 Provide assistive technology to people with visual impairments By:mclib
6 Students with learning disabilities test in a distraction-reduced environment with extra time to ensure success.
7 http://www.sxc.hu/photo/904699 By: juliaf Captioning and ASL interpreters can be provided to people with hearing impairments.
8 Enhance the diversity of Rice by raising the awareness level on campus.
9 Reach out to staff, faculty and students By: L_Avi