Students with Disabilities are Using Technology to Self-Advocate


Smartphones, tablets, robots, and other high-tech gadgets are helping students with disabilities self-advocate and lead their own learning. Research shows that “empowering students with disabilities through technology increases college enrollment, employability, and meaningful participation in life,” said Exceptional Student Education Professor Dr. Lisa Dieker.

Our college’s Exceptional Education doctoral students Angelica Fulchini and Matt Taylor are teaching students with disabilities how to self-advocate by harnessing the power of technology in this Digital Promise video.

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