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‘See the strengths’
April 6, 2018

Most disability research involves people with disabilities as research subjects, not partners in the research itself. Davi Kallman hopes to change that.

Grant will create fellowships for researchers with disabilities at WSU
September 11, 2017

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

SPOKANE, Wash. – Research scientists with disabilities are underrepresented in the health sciences, yet such scholars bring needed perspective to understanding and improving health policies and services for people with disabilities.

April 14, 21, 27: Disability awareness activities set
April 11, 2016

Josh-BluePULLMAN, Wash. – The Access Center, which provides accommodations for disabled and other students at Washington State University, will host a film, information tables and comic speaker this month to raise disability awareness.

New special education faculty member wins national award
December 9, 2015

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Marcus-PoppenPULLMAN, Wash. – A clinical assistant professor of special education has won an award for his research predicting what will or won’t help young adults with disabilities to find jobs.

Study to examine Affordable Care Act, those with disabilities
November 3, 2015

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Jae-Kennedy-80SPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher will lead a $2.5 million examination of the federal Affordable Care Act’s impact on what may be the largest group in need of its services: people with disabilities.

Device would measure pain in premature infants
June 1, 2015

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane and
Angie Funaiole, Office of Commercialization

Schiavenato-Martin-webSPOKANE, Wash. – The ability to measure pain in premature infants could help prevent them from developing tragic disabilities, says a researcher at Washington State University Spokane who just received a $235,000 grant from the state Life Sciences Discovery Fund for his work in this area.

No dis, just abled: Ph.D. student tweaks the message
April 15, 2015

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

disability-freePULLMAN, WASH. – When Davi Kallman was a second-grader in El Paso, Texas, her teacher pulled her from the classroom one day to tell her she was “retarded” and would have to drop to a lower grade. Now pursuing a doctoral degree at Washington State University, she has proven that teacher wrong.

Residence Life educates on oppression
January 26, 2009

PULLMAN — Designed to raise awareness and promote diversity education, the Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive learning experience for all WSU members. The 2009 Tunnel of Oppression will be in McCroskey Hall, Feb. 2-4, from 3-8 p.m.

 

This year, attendees will be given the opportunity to gain knowledge on topics such as Veteran’s issues, body image, sexual orientation, genocide, sweat shop labor, poverty, domestic violence and learning disabilities.

 

The Tunnel of Oppression is a program that takes people on a tour through a series of rooms where different kinds of injustice and other scenarios are … » More …

Compliance officer fights for people with disabilities
March 19, 2004

The year 1990 means two things to Marshall Mitchell.It is the year he began working at Washington State University, as well as the year the Americans with Disabilities Act — the first comprehensive civil rights law for people with disabilities — was passed. Mitchell, the university’s ADA compliance officer, works to ensure that facilities and technology on campus are accessible to students, employees and other people with disabilities. “WSU poses a few barriers that can be changed and some that cannot,” he said recently. “While the terrain and the weather are not changeable, the lack of resources for programs and the attitudes that do not … » More …