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The Disability Resource Center is always working to engage students of all backgrounds with their environment here at Purdue. This has taken many different forms over the years, and is continuing to do so even now. Below are a few recent stories relating to disability, the DRC, and more.

Don’t make these faux paws when approaching a service dog, and other reminders for National Service Dog month

Hunter Deiglmeier’s guide dog attracts attention. Linnea, a 9-year-old black lab, has a calm and cuddly demeanor, not to mention melt-your-heart chocolate brown eyes that strangers fawn over. Sometimes passers-by take notice of Linnea’s harness and stop to ask Deiglmeier questions about her dog, which she welcomes.

DRC Seeks Photos to Highlight Accessibility on Campus, Proposals for Disability Symposium

The DRC has begun accepting submissions for its PhotoVoice Project, a social media photography campaign to promote disability awareness. Purdue community members are encouraged to take pictures of campus environments to highlight accessible and inaccessible spaces and share them using the hashtag #BoilerVoice.

DRC streamlines processes to support growing number of accommodated exams

It comes as no surprise to Professor Kelly Blanchard that the number of students with disabilities has been climbing, both at Purdue and at institutions across the country. After all, in her own courses, the number of accommodated exam requests has nearly tripled in the last few years.


Archived Articles

Students with Physical Disabilities Encouraged to Apply for Fehribach Internship by Jan. 30 01/09/2020

Disability Resource Center to Host Comedian and AGT Finalist Ryan Niemiller 10/03/2019

Purdue's Access Consultants break down barriers facing students with disabilities 03/20/2018

Doctoral Student's Accelerated Composition Course Explores Disability Issues, Myths, and Stigmas 03/02/2017

New Director of Disability Resource Center Looks to Partner With Faculty to Promote More Inclusive Course Deisgn 10/27/2016

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