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Reframing Disability

How we frame disability in practice has direct implications on our organizational membership outreach, development and communication.  This presentation will discuss new ways of thinking about disability and discuss ways to represent disability progressively across our language and design.

Presented by Amanda Kraus, Ph. D.,
Assistant Director Disability Resources and Assistant Professor of Practice & MA Program Coordinator
Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Arizona

AmandaKraussmallDr. Amanda Kraus received her M.A. and Ph. D. from the University of Arizona in Higher Education.  She currently serves as Assistant Director at the University of Arizona Disability Resource Center. In her previous role on campus, she directed a federal grant to explore how disabled veterans experience higher education and develop initiatives for their successful integration to college.  Dr. Kraus is also Assistant Professor of Practice in the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the UA, where she coordinates the M.A. program.  Outside of work, she is an avid wheelchair tennis player.  As the Vice President of the United States Tennis Association Southern Arizona District board, she volunteers to grow opportunities for disabled players and increase the national visibility of wheelchair tennis.  She is passionate about social justice and access; this is reflected in her work on campus, teaching and community involvement.  Dr. Kraus was recently recognized as one of Tucson’s Top 40 Under 40 by the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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