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 Subjects: Race (BLM), LGBTQ, Immigration, Disability, Poverty, Veterans, Genders, Religions

  1. Subcategory (E.g: Women & Science)
  2.     Videos - Documentaries, ted talks
  3.     Written Publication

List resources based on the above organizational structure for each category:

Deadline: 1/27/2021

Race (Patricia Washington)

LGBTQ (Erin Severs)

Immigration (Todd Marshall)

Disability (Jennifer De Mayo)

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) - Assisting individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain employment and to support independent livinghttp://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr

 

Working Solutions - Education, training, and employment opportunities and outcomes of youth and adults who are unemployed, underemployed, and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits https://www.working-solutions.org/

 

Office for Civil Rights - A sub-agency of the U.S. Department of Education that is primarily focused on enforcing civil rights laws prohibiting schools from engaging in discrimination based on sex, religion, age, disability, etc https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/index.html

 

Disability Rights New York – NY’s federally and state-authorized Protection and Advocacy System and Client Assistance Program (P&A/CAP) for people with disabilities. DRNY provides free legal and advocacy services to individuals with disabilities https://www.drny.org/

 

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - A civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability https://www.ada.gov/cguide.htm

 

Job Accommodation Network - Free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Also provides A to Z listings of accommodations by disability, topic, and limitation https://askjan.org/

 

Maxi Aids - Adaptive equipment and assistive technology https://www.maxiaids.com/

 

Here is a quick video about how to think about access for the whole institution

https://youtu.be/z5dQZVd_UNg  

 

A Personal Look at Accessibility in Higher Education

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=PQGFshzLPXE

 

To Care & Comply: Accessibility of Online Course Content

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eks3r-nE9lU&feature=youtu.be

 

Discrimination for employment: completed by Disability Rights New York, “Unfashionable Hiring Practices” https://www.youtube.com/watchv=jQ4U5Y3OYSc

 

Web Accessibility Matters: Difficulties and Technologies: Avoiding Tradeoffs (with audio description)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzZNacNCrbM

 

 

Aimee Mullins: The Opportunity of Adversity (22 mins)

Mullin's TED Talk is a powerful lecture on the meaning behind the word disability and how society views people with disabilities. Her discussion hits at the harm of the medical model and the importance of society embracing the social model of disability in order to make greater strides towards accessibility. If you do not have time to watch Mullin's full talk, jump to 8:56

TED Talk: Aimee Mullins: The opportunity of adversity (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

 

Ted Talk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccIAqPjwKcY

 

Aspergers/Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

For Faculty: http://www.researchautism.org/resources/AspergerDVDSeries.asp http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=233-3jtEZck

For awareness: Wendy Lampen, TED talk about Autism Spectrum Disorder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpNZJNQHAHw

Poverty (Todd Marshall)

Veterans (Jennifer De Mayo)

Genders 

Women studies (Shahida Dar)

Religions