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disAbility Advocate Training Open to Faculty, Staff and Students

The disABILITY Advocate Program is designed to help faculty, staff, and students at The University of Texas at Austin develop knowledge and advocacy skills to promote inclusion and access for people with disabilities. Over 1,000 students, faculty, and staff have become Advocates on campus and this is your opportunity to get involved! Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) is offering two workshops this spring: one for instructions on March 22 and one for all campus community members on March 24.

disABILITY Advocate Instructor Training

The disABILITY Advocate Faculty Training provides an opportunity for education and discussion about how to interact with and accommodate students with disabilities in order to create an understanding and inclusive environment at UT while also balancing the integrity and rigor of academic courses and requirements.

The training will be held Tuesday, March 22, 1-2:30 p.m. in the SAC2.302. It will be followed by a 30-minute question and answer session. To RSVP, visit https://utdirect/utexas.edu/txclass/

disABILITY Advocate Foundation Training
This engaging two-hour training provides a foundation in disability education and awareness and allows for interaction and discussion among participants. Topics include disability-related language, how to recognize and reduce barriers for people with disabilities, the perspective of disability as an aspect of diversity, and how to make a positive difference on campus for people with disabilities.

The training will be held Thursday, March 24, from 10 a.m.-noon in the SAC 2.302. RSVP by visiting https://utdirect/utexas.edu/txclass/

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