My life: Our Lessons. Timothy Cordes, PhD, MD. Disclaimer. This presentation is my own. It does not reflect the views or opinions of the government of the United States or its Veterans Administration. I have also received funds from Vanda Pharmaceuticals for unrelated work. Outline.
Timothy Cordes, PhD, MD
- Disability + Accommodation
if (student - disability + accommodations) > task then accessibility = true else accessibility = false
Challenges are a reality for the disabled in higher education
2 main categories of challenges
Addressed through the appropriate use of tools and technology
Created by inaccuracies in how people think about disability and accommodation
Can be more difficult to recognize and address
Success depends on the combination of technical and conceptual challenges
Sometimes the newest tools aren’t the best.
From J Neurophysiol. Jan 2002; 87(1): 589–607