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Lecture: "Making My Class Accessible to Everyone Through Universal Design Principles"

WHEN: 1 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9

WHERE: The Catholic University of America
Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 321/323
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.


Kirsten Behling, director of disability services at Suffolk University in Boston, will talk about developing strategies for teaching a range of learners, including students with disabilities. She will discuss nine principles of universal design that college faculty can use to be responsive to a diversity of students while minimizing the need for changes in the learning environment.

A session from 8:30 a.m. to noon is designed for faculty of the School of Nursing and the National Catholic School of Social Service. A session from 1 to 4:30 p.m. is open to all.

For more information, contact the Office of Disability Support Services at 202-319-5211 or People needing accommodations to attend should contact Disability Support Services. Registration is required and available online at

SPONSOR: The schools of architecture and planning, arts and sciences, engineering,
library and information science and social service; the First-Year Experience program; the Office of General Counsel, and the Office of Disability Support Services.