The Disability Dish : The UML Perspective

Jodi Rachins

One major initiative for the Disability Services Office is to utilize our collective skills to reach the community beyond accommodations. By openly and actively discussing ways in which we can support our fellow disability community members whether it’s within the university, our outside networks, and in our everyday lives. It’s important and impactful to make a major effort to reduce stigma and shame around disability – we plan to work towards flipping the script to highlight the uncountable strengths that can show through various disabilities. Among the various initiatives we plan to put out over the next few years, we are rolling out this monthly podcast to provide representation and discussion around various interesting topics on disability. read less