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Disability Access & Culture Series

At UMN-Morris, we appraoch disability and the disability identity from a diversity and social justice model. We understand that everybody's body and mind are different. Not better or less than. We believe it's the environment and people's attitudes that need to change so that people are included and are able to fully participate. We believe in equity and social justice for disabled people. Lastly, we believe in one's multiple and intersecting identities. 

If you're interested in learning more about the Disability Access & Culture Series, e-mail Liz Thomson at or call (320) 589-6093.

DAC Fall 2019 Programs and Events

Disability Access & Culture Series 
Fall 2019
Equity, Diversity, & Intercultural Programs

The Disability Access & Culture series is a series of programs open to students, faculty, and staff to 1) gather in community and solidarity; 2) increase knowledge, skills, and understanding around the diverse disability communities; and 3) to help support the success of disabled students, faculty, and staff.

Interactive Workshop on Writing Visual Descriptions
Monday, September 16
1:00-2:00 p.m., MRC Conference Room
Co-faciltitated by: Liz Thomson, Director of EDI
Contact: Liz Thomson,, 320-589-6093

Do you want to learn about access for people who are blind or low vision? Then, attend this interactive workshop and learn the basic guidelines for writing visual descriptions. The workshop will be helpful for those who regularly post images to social media to be in ADA compliance. Part of the Disability Access & Culture Series. 

Disability and Native Communities
November TBD
Contact: Liz Thomson,, 320-589-6093