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The Collaborative on Postsecondary Education and Disability at the University of Connecticut
and The Transforming Accessibility Initiative at Virginia Commonwealth University

Postsecondary Disability Training Institute Virtual (PTI-V)
"Disability Services in the Age of COVID-19"

The Collaborative on Postsecondary Education at the University of Connecticut and the Transforming Accessibility Initiative at Virginia Commonwealth University are happy to present a virtual event: PTI-V: Free, a two-day event that will focus on disability services in the age of COVID-19. We know that traveling is a challenge and that budgets for professional development are tight, and would like to thank you for your support of PTI over the years with this free event.

Dates: June 2 & 3, 2021

Cost of attendance: This event will be FREE and open to any interested attendees. 

Registration Info: For more information and to register for this event, visit our official registration page

Location: Virtual 

Schedule: (All times are EST)

Day 1 – Wednesday, June 2

12:00 pm – 12:50 pm: "Has COVID Changed the Legal Landscape? (L. Scott Lisner – Ohio State University)

1:00 pm – 1:50 pm: "Practical ICT Accessibility Strategies in the age of COVID" (Korey Singleton, George Mason University)

2:00 – 2:50 pm: "The Changing Face of Disability/Accessibility Supports and Services" (Ian Kunkes – Virginia Commonwealth University)

3:00 – 3:50 pm: Disability Service/ADA Professional Panel 

Day 2 – Thursday, June 3

12:00 pm – 12:50 pm: "Accidental UDL: How COVID was the Impetus for UDL Adoption" (Kirsten Behling – Tufts)

1:00 – 1:50 pm: "Promoting Self-Determination and Wellbeing in an Anxious Time (David Parker – Children's Resource Group)

2:00 – 2:50 pm: Student Panel (Moderated by Emily Tarconish – University of Connecticut)


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