The Disability Advocate Training is offered in several versions to best meet the different needs of people on campus. Please review the option below to select the Training that would best fit your needs.
The Foundation Training: 2 hour Disability Advocate Foundation Training open to faculty, staff and students. The Foundation training is designed to facilitate open conversation and provide an engaging learning environment through interactive activities and discussion. Participants will learn specific strategies to make campus more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities within their role at UT. Each participant will receive a Disability Advocate placard that indicates completion of the program and willingness to be an advocate on campus.
The Instructor Training: 1.5 hour Disability Advocate Training specifically designed for instructors. The Instructor training will prepare instructors to create more accessible and inclusive classroom for students with disabilities through application of universal design for learning principles and the provision of individually approved academic accommodations. Using case studies, discussion and time for questions this training is perfect for new and experienced instructors! Disability Advocate Training After completing the program each participant will receive a placard that indicates completion of the training.
Disability Advocate 101: 1 hour Disability Advocate Training-perfect for a classroom setting. The Disability Advocate 101 introduces concepts about disability, accessibility and inclusion. This program is a “stepping stone” program and therefore does not provide a placard upon completion but is a great way to introduce the topic to your students or staff.
Schedule a training by submitting an Outreach Training Request.