Session to clear up misconceptions about accessibility

Published April 3, 2014

The Professional Staff Senate’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee will kick off the first installment of its new Education and Advocacy Series on April 9 with a session titled “Breaking Misconceptions about Accessibility: How You Can Become an Advocate for Access.”

It will take place from noon to 1 p.m. in 338A Davis Hall, North Campus. Pizza will be served to all attendees.

The session is free of charge and open to all members of the professional staff. Those attending are asked to RSVP.

The speaker will be Emily Tennant-Koller, exam and classroom support coordinator for UB’s Office of Accessibility Resources, who will explore common misconceptions about accessibility, highlight resources available for students and professional staff, and provide advice on how employees can become an advocate for students’ access and success.