Accessibility Studies

Do Medicare and Medicaid issue wheelchairs that contribute to keeping people homebound?

Author(s) Angela Congdon Faculty Mentor(s) Naomi Petersen Abstract Medicare and Medicaid only issue wheelchairs to people who need one to get around their own home. If wheelchairs do not have the ability to navigate typical outdoor surfaces or climb slopes such as a standard vehicle… Read More »Do Medicare and Medicaid issue wheelchairs that contribute to keeping people homebound?

Recursos y Entendimiento a la Discapacidad (translated to Resources And Understanding of Disability)

Author(s) Stephanie Lopez Faculty Mentor(s) Naomi Jeffery Petersen (Accessibility Studies) Abstract Many individuals with disabilities within Mexican families lose the opportunity for self-advocacy or advocacy from family members due to the stigma regarding disability. This community outreach provides training and resources to understand disability. Keywords:… Read More »Recursos y Entendimiento a la Discapacidad (translated to Resources And Understanding of Disability)

The Extent Deafness is Mentioned in Elementary Education Courses at Central Washington University

Author(s) Megan Marshall Faculty Mentor(s) Naomi Petersen (Accessibility Studies) Abstract A large number of deaf and hard of hearing children are enrolled in mainstream education programs and many are taught in general education classrooms, by teachers who have not focused on special education in their… Read More »The Extent Deafness is Mentioned in Elementary Education Courses at Central Washington University

A Plan to Investigate the Accessibility of Kittitas Valley Math Circles Lessons: With a Concentration on Web-Video Lesson

Author(s) Samantha Wilson Faculty Mentor(s) Naomi Petersen (Accessibility Studies) Abstract This capstone project is an investigation of the accessibility of Kittitas Valley Math Circle online lessons. Due to COVID-19 Kittitas Valley Math Circles was forced to put lessons online on YouTube. This investigation looks at… Read More »A Plan to Investigate the Accessibility of Kittitas Valley Math Circles Lessons: With a Concentration on Web-Video Lesson

Accessibility Panel: Accessibility in the College Setting

Presenters: Accessibility Awareness in CWU’s Nutrition Dietetic Curriculum. – Nicole Gibson Accessibility Universal Design for Learning Training for Faculty using the Canvas Learning Management System – Bridget Irish How Academic Libraries Can Improve Accessibility for Employees with Invisible Disabilities – Tasha Robertson Presentation: