Finding a Voice: Exploring Alternative Communication for Students in Higher Education
This presentation explores the concept of alternative communication methods for disabled students within higher education. Drawing from research about alternate methods of communication and students’ experiences, potential ways in which various communication methods might further inclusion on college campuses. Types of alternate communication that will be examined include facilitated communication, revoicing and use of ipads and other technology.
Disability Identity in Young Adults Using Social Media
“Disability Identity in Young Adults Using Social Media” is designed to express the importance of media literacy and education for young adults in college. Students and faculty alike will learn about respectful online practices, as well as learn about the ways social media can be used as empowerment, self-narrative, and creativity. The key to a respectful interconnected world is through education of acceptance and understanding.