Advocacy instead of afterthoughts

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. For students with physical or mental disabilities, UTD offers the Office of Student AccessAbility, which provides a variety of accommodations...

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Accessibility on campus

Accessibility on campus

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 shock of hearing about her condition — but it hurt more than it helped. The arts and performance junior was 20...

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