From the archives: Powerpoint presentation from the Derek Shields 2018 visit to campus.
This Washington Post article describes and contains a link to the Smithsonian show EveryBody, an online collection of artifacts describing the history of disability in the United States.
Time to redesign the accessibility logo. Essay by Melissa Blake.
Read this article about the findings of the Disability Rights Center of Kansas around violations of the ADA here in Kansas.
The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped offers free braille and talking book services for people with disabilities that prevent them from reading or holding books. Read more about the NLS.
Yes, you can call me disabled. Enjoy this essay on people-first vs. identity-first language.
Read about a recent ADA RCEA lunchtime conversation with Dawn Kuhlman on practicing trauma informed communication.
CUPA features our very own HawkRoute in their blog. Read Creative Parterships: The Path to an Inclusive Campus.
Interested in wheel chair basketball? Check out this offering from the City of Lawrence.
Need tips for making a private residence accessible for people with mobility issues? Check out this handy guide!
Good things on the way from Google! They are starting to include wheelchair accessible routes in their google maps. This blog post describes their initial offering.
Did you know the American Council of the Blind Audio Description project keeps a master list of audio described DVD's, TV shows, and streaming videos? List of alphabatized videos here. And check the audio reader Audio Description site for a listing of local events with audio description at the Lied Center and Theater Lawrence.
Former KU student Elizabeth Boresow featured in NPR story "Navigating Life on Campus When You're on the Autism Spectrum."
Get information about receiving audio description at home on your television from the American Council for the Blind.