“Essential to Some, Useful for All: Understanding Accessibility to Learning” Program Oct. 6 & 10

Register now for the “Essential to Some, Useful for All: Understanding Accessibility to Learning” program to be held Oct. 6 at DHMC and Oct. 10 on Dartmouth's Hanover campus. Admission is free and all Geisel faculty, staff, and administrators, Graduate Program and TDI are welcome to attend. Breakfast will be provided on October 6 and lunch will be provided on October 10.

Program Objectives

  1. Discuss disability law as it applies to student accommodations and its implications for educational programs.
  2. Apply the concept of universal design to the development of instructional materials.
  3. Interact with relevant support tools, technology, and resources for students with disabilities.

Two dates on two campuses:

Friday, October 6, 2017
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Williamson Translational Research Building, Room 571, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH
Breakfast will be provided

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Goldstein Hall, Room 105 - Occom Commons, Dartmouth College campus in Hanover, NH
Lunch will be provided

Please bring your laptop as these sessions will be highly interactive.


Ward Newmeyer
Director, Student Accessibility Services
Dartmouth College

Kevin O’Leary
Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel
Dartmouth College

Mark Reed, M.D.
Director, Health Services
Dartmouth College

Glenda H. Shoop, Ph.D., M.Ed.
Director, Central Academic and Learning Support Services
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth


Sponsored by Central Academic and Learning Support Services at the Geisel School of Medicine in coordination with Student Accessibility Services at Dartmouth.

To register, sign up here by September 29th: https://dartmouth.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e8xsQJqJevrnzwN

For questions, contact:
Cori Stebbins, Learning Services Coordinator