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Disability Mentoring Day 2006

Posted: 2006-10-01 07:53:47   Expiration: 2006-10-18 07:53:47

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Faculty, staff, students, state and community organizations came together to commemorate Disability Mentoring Day at UW-Madison.

Disability Mentoring Day—October 18th, 2006 held at Tripp Commons-Memorial Union, UW-Madison

Technology and Accessibility

KEYNOTE ADDRESS—Technology, Disabilities, & Mentoring

Jay Martin, Professor Mechanical Engineering, Recipient of The James G. Woodburn Award for Excellence in Teaching

"Jay's students say Jay is one of the most accessible, dedicated teachers they could have ever had -- someone who instilled ethics and pushed them to do better work than they ever imagined they could."
Jay is an active member of the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, and is Director of UW-CREATe (Center for Rehabilitation Engineering andAssistive Technology). The goal of CREATe is goal is to build and grow an organization that is aimed at making a difference through engineering research, design, and education.

Lunch, small group, discussion and campus tours

Disability Mentoring Day is co-sponsored by:

Alicia Blegen:arblegen@wisc.edu, (608) 890-0992

Division of Information Technology (DoIT), Technology Accessibility Program (TAP)
Alice Anderson: alice.anderson@doit.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2129

Access to Independence

ATR—Adaptive Technology Resources

Edgewood College Disability Services

MATC Disability Resource Services

McBurney Disability Resource Center

UW-Whitewater Center for Students with Disabilities

-- Ross Bauer