Representatives of the UCSB Disabled Students Program would love to present aspects of our mission to your department. Below are some of the types of presentations we offer. Please complete the Presentation Request Form and someone from DSP will contact you as soon as possible.
Overview of DSP Services for Academic Departments
This presentation typically covers our mission, an overview of disability (disability as diversity and ableism), the accommodations we provide for students, how to refer students for services, best practices/etiquette, aspects of universal design approaches in the classroom and a Q&A opportunity at the conclusion.
Overview of DSP Department for non-Academic Departments
This presentation typically covers our mission, an overview of disability (disability as diversity and ableism), the accommodations we provide for students, how to refer students for services, and a Q&A opportunity at the conclusion.
An overview of web accessibility best practices, methods for identifying and fixing common web accessibility issues and assistance with the utilization of SiteImprove software for identifying areas of concern on your department’s website.
Inclusive Course Design
A discussion of best practices for inclusive course design, inclusive attendance and participation requirements, the implementation of alternative assignment options, equity and inclusion considerations for reading material and in-class examples, suggested templates for inclusive syllabus design, and samples of inclusive Accessibility Statements.
A demonstration of assistive technology devices and software applications that may help disabled students more effectively take notes, study, read, and write, as well as technology that instructors may incorporate into their lectures that allow for universal inclusion, thereby eliminating the need for individual accommodations.
Please describe the type of presentation/content you would like covered. Depending on the content, this type of request may require additional lead time. A DSP staff member will be in contact with you concerning the specifics.