Advising Students with Disabilities for Education Abroad

Fundamentals of Advising

Course Description

Are you interested in learning about ways to ensure that your education abroad office and your program offerings are accessible to students with disabilities?

This e-learning course explores three areas: disability as an area of student diversity, advising students with disabilities for education abroad, and facilitating access to the education abroad office.

Through this course, you will:

  • Explore disability as an area of student diversity
  • Learn how to better facilitate access to your study abroad office
  • Receive tips for advising meetings and other resources

Please note that all Diversity Abroad Short Courses are available for 7 days after purchase. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

Julia Karpicz
Julia Karpicz
Assistant Director of Disability Services, School for International Training (SIT)

About the instructor

Julia Karpicz works in the Office of Disability Services for the School for International Training (SIT). As the Assistant Director of Disability Services, Julia works with SIT Study Abroad and SIT Graduate Institute students in facilitating equal access to their educational experience. She holds an MA in International Education from New York University and a BA in Political Science from UNC Chapel Hill. Prior to joining SIT, Julia served as the Assistant Accommodations Administrator at the NYU Moses Center for Students with Disabilities. Her previous experiences include programmatic and policy work in the areas of refugee education, community-driven development, and education in conflict.

What's included?

1 Video
1 Text

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