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Stanford during autumn. Fall leaves. Student on bicycle, student in wheelchair. Credit:  Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

Task Force on Students with Disabilities

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This task force will examine the educational experience of the broad community of students with disabilities and recommend steps Stanford could take to further advance equitable access to opportunities. The chairs are Susan J. Weersing, Associate Dean for Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in the School of Humanities & Sciences, and Paul Fisher, the Beirne Family Professor of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology.

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Zina Jawadi and Ana Sophia Mifsud organized the “Ask Me About My Disability” event held in White Plaza where Stanford students met with classmates and the community to answer questions about their disabilities. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

Charge for Disability Task Force

Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole and Vice Provost for Institutional Equity, Access, and Community Patrick Dunkley jointly charge this task force to examine the current educational experience of students with disabilities and to recommend steps Stanford could take to advance further equitable access to opportunities for students with disabilities. 

 Junior Chris Yoon talks about his visual disability with grad student Renyong Huang who tried on some goggles that emulated visual disabilities. Yoon was a part of the “Ask Me About My Disability” event in White Plaza on Friday, Nov. 4. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

Disability Task Force Membership

The task force membership is comprised of a mix of students, faculty, and staff connected to many of Stanford's communities. 

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