SSD is excited to welcome Laina Hubbard as our newest Disabilities Services Coordinator! Laina is filling a newly created position within SSD that will help SSD meet the growing demand for direct student support and expand outreach efforts across campus. Laina was raised in western Massachusetts, before attending Oral Roberts… read more
SSD would like to invite you and solicit your input on two candidates that are being brought to campus to interview for the leadership position for Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD). The interview dates are April 18 and 19, 2013 and the scheduled times/locations are below. On each day, you are… read more
Last week SSD provided training to 36 members of the UT Police Department. We are excited about increasing our partnership with UTPD as we join efforts to make the UT campus and community a safe and inclusive environment for all!
SSD ensures students with disabilities have equal access to their academic experiences at the University of Texas at Austin by determining eligibility and approving reasonable accommodations. We also engage in outreach across campus in order to make campus a more inclusive, accessible and welcoming environment for people with disabilities. SSD… read more
The Cohen New Works Festival presented by the University Co-op features many exciting projects this season, four of which directly engage ability. Please see the Festival schedule for the times and venues of the events listed below: Colossal “Colossal” is an epic theatrical event. Featuring a twenty-person ensemble, dancing, and a drum… read more
On March 19th, SSD and the disABILITY Advocate Student Coalition hosted an open disABILITY Advocate Training. We had 12 eager participants, with Division of Housing and Food Services, Dean of Students, University Health Services, and Sanger Learning Center being represented. We are excited about having 12 new Advocates to help… read more
Check out the Spring 2013 edition of the SSD newsletter for information about staff updates, scholarship information, and important upcoming dates and deadlines. SSD Newsletter Spring 2013 To view our past newsletters, please visit our Newsletter Archives .
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