Do you identify as differently abled? Are you a parent, educator, or counselor of a student with disabilities? Want to know more about opportunities for international students with disabilities at a U.S. university?
The U.S. Consulate General, Mumbai, and EducationUSA Mumbai invite you to join a free online webinar that will provide information about resources and support available on U.S. university campuses for international students with disabilities. The speakers will give a brief history of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how colleges adapted to it by creating accommodations for physical, psychological, and learning disabilities. The speakers will also give advice and share resources for navigating the application process, and talk about support services offered to disabled international students at a U.S. university.
– Monica Malhotra, Program Manager, National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) at Mobility International USA (MIUSA)
– Justin Lozano, Director, Disability Resource Center, Missouri State University
– Sunny Shah, Student, Stanford University.
Accommodations for this online event include an Indian Sign Language (ISL) interpreter, and live transcribing.
Please note that this session is for both prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students. Parents are also welcome to join.
For any queries please write to AvariBK@state.gov