Student Disability Services

March 3-4, 2014

Walk and Roll at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Disability is a condition that results from limitations imposed on an individual
– with or even without diagnosed medical conditions – from external factors.
— Gilson and DePoy (2006) at a presentation at the University of Michigan


Student Disability Services & Access and Equity Present

The Clemson Symposium on Universal Design

Learn how to design educational products and environments, on-site and online, that are welcoming and accessible to all students, including those who have disabilities by applying the principles of universal design. Learn about strategies, resources, and benefits for your students.

Schedule of Events

March 3, 2014
Rm. 118, ASC

The King's Speech showing at Clemson University, Clemson South CarolinaFREE Showing The King's Speech
6:30 p.m.

Jake Ohlinger

March 4, 2014
Jacks Ballroom B, Hendrix Student Center

Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler is an Affiliate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is the founder and director of the DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) and the Access Technology Centers at the University of Washington Key Note Speaker at Clemson University9:00 a.m. — Welcome by Jerry Knighton, Director, Office of Access and Equity

Keynote: Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D., Universal Design in Higher Education
Dr. Burgstahler is Director, DO-IT, University of Washington; Co-Author Universal Design in Higher Education: From Principles to Practice

10:45 a.m. — Faculty/Staff Roundtable: UD in the Classroom with Dr. Burgstahler

1: 30 p.m. — Student Roundtable: Student Perspectives with Dr. Burgstahler

Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler is an Affiliate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is the founder and director of the DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) and the Access Technology Centers at the University of Washington. She has secured over $50 million in external funding for DO-IT efforts that she has directed. Projects and research focus on the evidence-based practices that support the successful transition of students with disabilities to college and careers and on the application of universal design to technology, learning activities, physical spaces, and student services in educational settings. Dr. Burgstahler is lead author and editor of the book Universal Design in Higher Education: From Principles to Practice. She has taught precollege mathematics and Internet use and postsecondary mathematics, computer programming, assistive and accessible technology, and preservice/inservice courses for teachers.

Contact Information:

Student Disability Services at Clemson UniversityStudent Disability Services
Suite 239, Class of ’56 Academic Success Center Building
836 McMillan Rd.,Box 344060
Clemson, South Carolina 29634-4060
Phone: 864-656-6848, Fax: 864-656-6849
South Carolina Relay System: 711

Arlene C. Stewart, Ed.D., Director
Dede Norungolo, M.R.C., C.R.C., C.B.I.S., Disability Specialist