Universal Design Presentation at NAFSA Region I Conference

Group of a dozen young adults - men and women, people of color and white, and more - making glamorous or smiling poses in a jungle or forest setting
Join a session to set short and long term goals to advance overseas opportunities for students with disabilities.
October 16, 2018 - October 19, 2018

As international educators, we can effect changes big and small to support students who think study abroad is out of reach. Attendees of the NAFSA Region I conference are invited to join MIUSA staff and others at the NAFSA Region I conference for the session:

“Is it Accessible?”: (Re)Designing Education Abroad with a Disability Lens
Wednesday, October 17
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Location: Oak 1

Drawing from principles of Universal Design (UD), the following presenters will elaborate on efforts to advance overseas opportunities for students with disabilities and share innovative approaches to breaking down everyday barriers:

  • Shun Yanagishita, SIT Study Abroad
  • Ashley Holben, Mobility International USA
  • Alexander Stone, The Amandla Project

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Event location: 

Vancouver, Canada