Most disability research involves people with disabilities as research subjects, not partners in the research itself. Davi Kallman hopes to change that.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Disability parking at WSU Pullman is vital for those who need access to campus destinations. As such, the fine for illegally parking in a disability space is currently $250.
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.
By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane and
Angie Funaiole, Office of Commercialization
SPOKANE, 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.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News
PULLMAN, 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.
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 …
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 …