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OIT, OSA to provide free assistive technology

By  •  February 11, 2019

The Office of Information Technology and the Office of Student AccessAbility are partnering to provide visual- and learning-impaired students, faculty and staff with screen reading and magnifying software called Fusion …
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Delays in accessibility approvals cause concern

By  •  September 16, 2018

Jax Schmisseur struggles with anxiety and relies on his emotional support animal to calm him during his panic attacks. During his freshman year, he sought approval to have his cat …
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OSA backs request to relocate from SSB

By  •  December 3, 2018

University officials made a request to relocate the Office of Student AccessAbility from the third floor of the Student Services Building.

Gene Fitch, vice president of Student Affairs, said a …
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Advocacy instead of afterthoughts

By  •  August 20, 2018

As a student who uses a power wheelchair daily, I have experienced physical and academic hinderances at UTD. These obstacles are more prevalent than the average able-bodied student may realize.


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On the spectrum

By  •  February 20, 2017

Jennifer Partin was on her shift looking after children when she saw a young boy with autism grabbed and forced to make eye contact with another worker.

“I …
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Accessibility on campus

By  •  August 1, 2016

When Mimi Newman was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome-Type III with Marfanoid characteristics, a disorder that leads to chronic joint pain, she withdrew herself from her surroundings to numb the …
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Accessible buildings, ethical parking needed

By  •  November 13, 2017

UTD tries to be an accommodating campus for all students, but parking policies and older buildings can hamper the movement of students with physical disabilities.

At UTD, students …
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Tier One

By  •  March 24, 2019

Tier One, one of the four tickets with presidential or vice-presidential candidates in the most contested Student Government election in UTD history, is running on a platform of improving transfer …
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Group of Students Help Raise, Train Future Service Animals

By  •  September 29, 2019

UTD students care for puppies to become skilled companion, facility dogs

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article misspelled a source’s name. The correct spelling is Aubrey Rowan. The …
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