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Disability as a Diversity Issue Alan Russell, MA Disability Support Services Rice University
Disability Support Services provides accommodations to students, faculty and staff to enhance their success at Rice.
Eliminate Barriers Raise Awareness Cultivate a Culture of Inclusion
Provide assistive technology to people with visual impairments
Students with learning disabilities test in a distraction- reduced environment with extra time to ensure success.
Captioning and ASL interpreters can be provided to people with hearing impairments.
Enhance the diversity of Rice by raising the awareness level on campus.
Reach out to staff, faculty and students
Provide assistance and advice on building access issues.
Establish a Culture of Inclusion
DARE Disability Advocacy Resource & Education
Advocate for individual cases as well as general disability awareness.
Thank You! Alan Russell, MA Director, Disability Support Services Phone: Web:
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