Advancing disability rights and leadership globally¬ģ

Welcome to the International Education Professional Pathway, an online learning module for advisors, program directors and others wishing to learn more about techniques for supporting Americans with disabilities who study or volunteer abroad. This module draws from resources at www.miusa.org. It consists of articles, videos, and quizzes. You can follow the pathway by clicking on the pathway links within the articles or landing pages.

Look for the links in these light blue tiles to travel through the pathway. Screen reader users can find the tiles by navigating by regions/landmarks.

To begin the module, we will talk about the basics. First we will cover what disability is. Then we will go on to different models of disability. After that, we look at language, disability culture around the world, before ending with a discussion of funding and legal requirements.

If you are following the International Education Professional Pathway, or if you are just curious, feel free to go on to the next page to begin the disability 101 module.


The International Education Professional Pathway is a resource of the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE). NCDE is a project of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, designed to increase the participation of people with disabilities in international exchange between the United States and other countries, and is supported in its implementation by Mobility International USA.

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