Aug 29

IDHD Webinar – Disability Studies: Training the next generation of leaders in the disability field

Thursday, August 29, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Department of Disability and Human Development (DHD) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is the only academic department in the disability studies field that provides a path from Minor to PhD and anything in between.  Learn more about the academic programs offered at DHD including the minor and major in Disability and Human Development for undergraduates, the Masters and Doctorate program in Disability Studies, as well as certificate programs in disability ethics and assistive technology. Our strength lies in the interdisciplinary nature of our department, with access to diverse faculty mentors and resources in the health fields, social sciences and humanities.  DHD graduates are finding careers ranging from academic appointments in the burgeoning field of disability studies, to leadership positions in social service and governmental agencies, to advocacy positions in countries around the world.

Presented by:

Sarah Parker Harris, PhD
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, Disability and Human Development

Alyson Patsavas, PhD
Assistant Professor, Disability and Human Development

The Institute on Disability and Human Development (IDHD) at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (UCEDD) for the State of Illinois.  The IDHD Webinar series shares the latest in cutting edge research, practice, and policy from experts on a range of topics related to disability.

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Katie Arnold