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Accessibility in the Laboratory

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. EST

Cost: Free

Format: Webinar

Where: Online/Web-based

Sponsored By:

Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability at Cornell University


Access to STEM education and careers can be challenging for people with disabilities. Given the importance of creating a pipeline of qualified candidates with disabilities for careers in science and technology, the Northeast ADA Center would like to share critical information about access in laboratory environments. This introduction will provide an overview of the legal requirements to provide access in laboratory environments in post-secondary education. Scenarios will be presented to explore physical access in the lab, how to safely include service animals, and how to make accommodations for student scientists who are blind or have low vision or are deaf or hard of hearing. This webinar will be based on information in the Accessibility in the Laboratory Book published (2018) by the American Chemical Society.


Deadline to Register - November 19, 2019

To register go to: or choose the Website Address link below.

Contact For More Information:

Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability
Phone: 607-255-7727 (voice)
Web: Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability

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