Fostering a Disability-Friendly Campus: What You Can Do
Disability Services & Campus Administration
While the Disability Services (DS) office seems to be to obvious choice for developing a disability-friendly environment, it can't function effectively without the backing of campus administration. Consistent messaging supporting diversity and commitment to accessibility from central administration, Academic Affairs and Student Affairs bolsters the work assigned to, and generated by DS.
Communication to and from DS about policies, procedures, initiatives and programs is key to informing the campus and strengthening collaborative work.
Ideas for Disability Services offices: