Faculty and staff play an integral part in making sure that students receive their accommodations, and every semester there are faculty and staff that go above and beyond the call of duty to help students with disabilities. To recognize these outstanding members of the UT community, SSD students nominate faculty… read more
MSSW student Carol Gilson has been awarded the Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year. This fellowship program was established in 1997 by members of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to honor Dr. Kenneth H. Ashworth for his services as commissioner. The purpose of the program is to provide… read more
For blind students, books are simple- it’s the old buildings that present challenges When Jennifer Applegate purchases her books for the coming semester, she brings the texts to the Student Services Building, where they are stripped from their binding and fed into a scanner. Applegate doesn’t hate books — she… read more
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!
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