Accessibility Services

Accessibility Alliance Week

Accessibility Alliance Week

Join us Tuesday, Oct. 26, through Friday, Oct. 29, for Accessibility Alliance Week at Merrimack College. 

About the Event

The aim of Merrimack’s Accessibility Alliance Week is to promote a better understanding of people with visible and invisible disabilities and demonstrate what it means to be an ally.

  • Sessions are open to the entire Merrimack College community. Go to Schedule
  • This year’s focus is on neurodiversity and the power of connection.

As part of the Week, we will be meeting as a community to watch and discuss the live virtual presentations happening at the College Autism Summit 2021.

Partners

Accessibility Alliance Week is hosted by the Office of Accessibility Services in partnership with the following:

Fall 2021 Schedule

All events are located in the Executive Room at Crowe Hall and are scheduled in Eastern Time (ET).

Tuesday, Oct. 26
Time Event Details
1-4 p.m.

Preconference Workshop #2: Preparing Students to Transition to Employment

An additional fee and registration are required to attend this event. 

Wednesday, Oct. 27
Time Event Details
1-1:45 p.m.

Beyond High School: Leveraging Cross Campus Connections to Ensure Student Success in College

2-2:45 p.m.

The UNR Neurodiversity Alliance: Empowering Collaboration of Faculty, Staff, and Students

3-3:45 p.m.

Students Helping Students: Analyzing Peer Mentoring Programs

4-4:45 p.m.

Anxiety and Autism in Higher Education: Experiences of Autistic College Students

Thursday, Oct. 28
Time Event Details
1-1:45 p.m.

What We Wish We Knew: Tips for New Professionals in College Autism Support Programs

2-2:45 p.m.

Creating Connected College Classrooms for Students on the Autism Spectrum

3-3:45 p.m.

Creating Connection By Design: How Colleges Can Support Students with Autism in Digital Settings

4-4:45 p.m.

Creating a Climate of Campus Inclusion

Friday, Oct. 29
Time Event Details
1-1:45 p.m.

Cultivating Career Readiness Conversations with Neurodiverse Job Seekers

2-2:45 p.m.

The InsideOut Program: Encouraging Healthy Lifestyles for College Students on the Autism Spectrum

3-3:45 p.m.

Creating Intersectional Spaces: Supporting Neurodivergent Students with Diverse


Accessibility Services at Merrimack College

Location: McQuade 333
Phone: 978-837-5722
Fax: 978-837-5473
Email: accessibilityservices@merrimack.edu