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Training Descriptions

The Disability Resource Center (DRC) ensures students with disabilities have equal access to all programs, services, and activities offered by UNCW. You will learn more about the DRC including:

  • What We Do
  • How to Enroll
  • Services Provided

This training can be tailored to specific audiences.

The mission of Access Ally training is to identify, educate and support our allies!  We aim to create an atmosphere of support and accessibility for UNCW's individuals with disabilities.  

Attendees will learn about:

  • Disability History
  • All About the DRC
  • Disability Etiquette
  • Accessibility 101
  • Allyship

Following the end of this training, participants will receive a certificate of completion and an Access Ally sticker to display so students with disabilities know you are a safe space and resource for them.

This training is offered in-person only.  Limit 20 participants.

Designed to help increase awareness and create a culture of inclusivity that welcomes individuals with disabilities.  This workshop will feature:

  • Disability Etiquette
  • Service Animal Etiquette
  • Tips for Inclusivity

This workshop can be tailored to specific audiences.

Disability does not have to be something that is hidden. People with disabilities are the largest and most diverse minority within the population, representing all abilities, ages, races, ethnicities, religions and socio-economic backgrounds. Disability Pride focuses on the social model of disability. Learn what it means to have disability pride, be your own ally and way to help combat ableism.

This workshop can be tailored to specific audiences.

Accessible Content 101: Courses

Learn about the many ways you can make your course more accessible to a wide range of students!  This workshop will cover everything from:

  • textbooks & documents
  • lectures
  • slides & presentations
  • quizzes, tests & exams
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Accessible Content 102: Events & Presentations

This training will help presenters, participants, and organizers make events inclusive to individuals with disabilities. Understand the basics, planning your event, how to create your presentation with accessibility in mind and what to do during the presentation. 

Accessible Content 103: Social Media

Do you ever wonder if what you are putting out on social media is accessible to all users?  Learn how to create and publish content for social media in a manner that is accessible to individuals with a variety of disabilities. Learn tips beyond the basics such as: writing alt text and ensuring language is accessible.

Read&Write by Texthelp is a literacy support tool that offers help with everyday tasks like reading text out loud, research, and proofing written work.  This comprehensive tool is FREE to all UNCW students, staff, and faculty. Learn about the over 25 features including:

  • text to speech
  • screen masking
  • highlighting tools
  • PDF accessibility

Participants will also learn about OrbitNote, Texthelp's PDF reader.  OrbitNote allows users to:

  • make PDFs more accessible
    • utilize text to speech
    • highlighting tools
    • type or draw on the document

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Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM