Dear colleagues,


On behalf of Dr. Sherwood Smith, I would like to let everyone know about the

Introduction to Social Justice Models of Disability” NCORE Webinar that will be broadcasted:


Wednesday, October 31st | 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Allen House, 104 French Family Classroom


Presenter: Julie Alexander, access consultant at Purdue University

UVM Classroom Facilitator: Amber Fulcher, ADA coordinator


Overall Objective: Social justice models of disabilities define a disability as the result of the interaction between a person with an impairment and an environment that creates a barrier for that individual. Social justice models differ from medical models in that it places more emphasis on social factors and environmental design. This session will highlight societal attitudes towards people with disabilities through a discussion on media representation, messaging, microaggressions and explore how higher education institutions can be more inclusive to people with disabilities.

Target Audience: All staff and faculty

Level of Instruction: Intermediate 


Please follow these steps to enroll:

- Log in to PeopleSoft Human Resources at

- Go to Main Menu > Self Service > Learning and Development > Request Training Enrollment

- Click Search by Course Number

- Enter CCP013 and click Search

- Click View Available Sessions

- Click on the Session Number for the date you wish to attend

- Click Continue, Submit, Yes until you reach the "Save Confirmation" page

You will receive a confirmation email with the subject line, "Request submitted"

Cancellations must be processed through Professional Development & Training at 802-656-5800.


Have a nice day,


Masha Shelukha

Pronouns: She/Her

Administrative Assistant to Dr. Sherwood Smith

Center for Cultural Pluralism

Phone 802.656.9511  | [log in to unmask]  |  Feedback or Suggestions?  

Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

The University of Vermont, Center for Cultural Pluralism, Allen House, 461 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05405

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