Disclosure and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities and Neurodiverse Students

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

5:00pm - 6:00pm

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Are you thinking about disclosure or accommodations in an internship or on the job?

Let us help you sort out the confusion and complexities. Join us and bring your questions and concerns.

You will:

  • Think through the what, why, when, how, to whom of your decision to disclose
  • Consider accommodations to support your success
  • Discuss your rights and responsibilities
  • Develop self-advocacy skills
  • Understand the employer’s perspective.

*Neurodiversity (ND) refers to the perspective that differences in learning, thought, and feelings can be leveraged to create value and enhance innovation. ND includes ADHD, mental health challenges, autism, dyslexia, dscalculia, epilepsy, among others. 

A link to the session will be on the event page in Careers4Terps (please RSVP via this page to view).

 If you need accommodations, please connect with Nancy Frosythe nforsyt2@umd.edu. 

For additional information about this event:

Contact Nancy Forsythe, University Career Center & The President's Promise at nforsyt2@umd.edu

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