Tag Archives: Accommodations

  1. Steps forward that should have already been in place

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    June 2, 2013 by badacademic2

    The 18-page out-of-court settlement with Disability Rights Advocates now binds Berkeley to make library materials accessible and to increase the staff and …
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  2. On Disabled Faculty at AAUP

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    January 18, 2013 by badacademic2

    An excellent article from the AAUP’s Academe magazine called “Extreme Bold” in the Faculty Ranks. The unfriendly nature of academia …
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  3. Cautionary Tale # 5

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    January 4, 2013 by badacademic2

    If you require alternative format for your books/articles/readings for a future class, some professors will not care. You can contact …
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  4. Cautionary Tale # 4

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    January 4, 2013 by badacademic2

    An “accessible” building means: “We have automatic door openers to get into the building. We have an accessible bathroom on …
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  5. A great discussion over at Ianqui’s place

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    December 14, 2012 by badacademic2

    Sometimes, when your own disability is causing issues, blogging is on the back burner–well, really more like on the counter, …
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  6. Sports are clearly more important than education

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    November 20, 2012 by badacademic2

    It’s bad enough that evening classes, when most of the grad classes are scheduled, have to deal with “game” traffic …
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  7. Access in the Academy

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    October 7, 2012 by badacademic2

    The notion makes me laugh, because I have rarely encountered it. Well, I did as an undergrad. That’s what gave …
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