AHEAD in Ireland is well known for their promotion of Universal Design for Learning. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the rate of ad-hoc adjustments and fixes needed for students with disability has been alarming – noted in the United States, Ireland and Australia in discussion forums and other online methods. Join David Swayn from the NDCO Program and Darlene McLennan from the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training as they host a discussion with Dara Ryder, the CEO of AHEAD in Ireland to talk about key issues surrounding COVID-19 for students with disability.
This podcast will give you some information about what overseas equity practitioners are going through in further & higher education, what some of the work-arounds have been, and a bit of perspective on how Ireland works to support their further & higher education sectors in relation to students with disability.
You can find related links and the episode transcript here: https://www.adcet.edu.au/resource/10315/podcast-adcet-crosses-the-ocean-access-inclusion-in-tertiary-education-post-covid-19-part-2/