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Ada and the Engine in the Blue Mountains

Higher Education Whisperer

Daniel AldrichOn Friday I attended a performance of Lauren Gundersons play "Ada and the Engine" (first performed in 2015 as "Ada and the Memory Engine"). This was by the Glenbrook Players, in the Blue Mountains behind Sydney. Normally I would write of a play in my other blog, Net Traveller.

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Justice Department Files Proposed Consent Decree

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Justice Department has filed a proposed consent decree in federal court to resolve allegations that University of California, Berkeley, violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The school makes many events publicly available online and makes courses available on its UC BerkeleyX platform.

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From the student intern’s desk: Reflecting on the Learning and Teaching conference

Teaching Matters Student Employment

In this post, Ada Bayramoglu, Learning and Teaching Conference Support Intern at the IAD, reflects and shares her story being involved in organising the Learning and Teaching Conference 2023↗️ at the University.

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NCAA Inclusion Forum Focuses on DEI Initiatives

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Workshop sessions focused on a number of issues, including Title IX, mental health, cultural competence with international students, ADA compliance at athletic events and the intersection of race and LGBTQ.

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The Office of Accessibility Services

Goucher DEI

We have added new staff to ensure we can fully support the Goucher community: Director: The director is tasked with monitoring necessary accommodations, working with faculty and staff to ensure compliance with the ADA, and, thus, promoting program access, including both facilities and technology access.

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Top 5 Considerations for Effective Sidewalk Design

Clark Nesxen

New sidewalk design and existing sidewalk replacement provides municipalities the opportunity to address basic needs, such as ADA accessibility and safety concerns, while going beyond to create a walking experience that reinforces the local sense of community.

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Success for College Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Community College, Composition View

The Scholarly Teacher

Challenges Unlike in K-12 settings, students who self-identify are provided accommodations, rather than modifications, per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which is designed to ensure “equal access” ( Differences Between HS and College , 2022). allowing the student extended time on tests) (DO-IT, 2022).