Disability Awareness Month Tip 5

October is Disability Awareness Month. The Accessibility Committee and the Academic Resource Center (ARC) are providing weekly disability and accessibility tips this month for Disability Awareness Month.

Tip #5: If you don’t know, ask.
ARC staff are very helpful and knowledgeable. If you feel like you need assistance but aren’t sure what to do or how to proceed, reach out to the ARC team. Visit the website (www.webster.edu/arc) for information and resources, but feel free to call or email a member of the ARC team as well. Key contacts for disability-related topics are Chanelle (Nellie) Hopmann, Interim Academic ADA Coordinator, and Cindy Yamnitz, Assistive Technology Program Coordinator.

Tip #4: Encourage appropriate interactions

Tip 3: Obtain access

Tip 2: Provide intentional inclusion

Tip 1: Lead with empathy