Natalie Shaheen, EdD, an assistant professor of special education at Illinois State University, is a blind academic, teacher of future educators, and passionate advocate for accessible educational materials.
On October 22, the Bookshare community came together virtually to hear two students and an adult share their advice as disability advocates. They discussed important topics such as securing accommodations, getting accessible materials, and recruiting allies to achieve success in the classroom and workplace. The blog summarizes the key messages and links to the full recording and additional resources.
To make voting truly inclusive, voting rights and accessibility must extend beyond women and minorities and apply to people with disabilities too.
Disability rights icon Judy Heumann shares her vision for accessible technology, advice for self-advocacy, and tips for leading inclusively.
Members of the Benetech community share their gratitude, frustrations, and aspirations regarding the impact of the ADA as we celebrate the 30th anniversary.