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Higher ed for people with disabilities, Justice Dept. stands up for kids right to an education, Marion Harding HS isn’t so into that, drown your sorrows with KYOOTness! It’s Required Reading 5/8/2014

First the good: Rutgers Univ. is working on adding a program for  students with intellectual disabilities. If you want more information on what’s already  out there , you can check in with Think College!, and also try   AHEAD. Now something to make you feel hopeful but combative: the Justice Department  has reminded …

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Required Readings

PhD(isabled), LA school board settlement, sex ed, quackademic medicine, and more: Your Required Readings for March 18, 2014

To start off our Tuesday readings, we want to draw your attention to a blog that recently came to our attention, about the intersection of disability and academia. In happy news, a federal district court approved a consent decree requiring the Sabine Parish School Board to stop imposing Christianity on …

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Required Readings

Required Readings, 5 September 2013

The mystery of women…in science. Jury sides with deaf medical student. Social media informing college choice. Good morning, teachers and learners! Here are today’s required readings. Mystery of the Missing Women in Science – Natalie Angier examines the stereotypes and barriers to having more girls enter the science fields. Deaf …

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Informal EducationPop QuizScienceTechnology

Pop Quiz: Reaching Disabled Audiences

Today I had the lovely opportunity to talk with two astronomy educators who have developed an astronomy kit for the visually impaired. Think about it, astronomy, a typically visual activity, for those who do not have sight. They’ve tried to recreate the experience of seeing the constellations and Moon as …

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