Show your solidarity with Disability Pride buttons found across campus and Daily Grind will be give a 10% discount on coffee at the MRB/Ross and Armstong locations. Taharka Bros is also giving a 10% discount at all 3 Baltimore locations. Participate in the #DisabilityPride2022 Twitter campaign. Register for a Fireside Chat with Emily Ladau July 19,Continue reading “Ways to get involved during Disability Pride Month at Johns Hopkins”
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Erica Avery wins National Disability Employment Awareness Month Achiever’s Award!
Erica Avery maintains a leadership position in Equal Access in Science and Medicine Committee, an organization dedicated to students with disabilities at the schools on theEast Baltimore campus. The group has held book clubs, documentary watch parties, social events, a celebration for the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and seminar series givenContinue reading “Erica Avery wins National Disability Employment Awareness Month Achiever’s Award!”
Expanding Accessibility in Neuroscience Through Speech-to-Text Technologies
Dr. Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, discusses how speech-to-text technology benefits people with hearing loss in this Society for Neuroscience article.
Announcing the Meyer-Beers Essay Contest Winners
The JHSPH Mental Health Grad Network and the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center announced the winners of the Meyer-Beers Essay Contest, which aimed to crowdsource innovative ideas for recruiting and retaining students with mental health conditions.
Meyer-Beers Essay Contest Winners
The Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research center announced winners of the Meyer-Beers essay contest- read about the winners here!
Disabled Nurses Find Covid-19 Silver Lining; Hope For More Inclusive Future
Andrea Dalzell, Ryann Kress and Lindsey Runkel discuss their experiences as nurses with disabilities in this Forbes article.
Diversity Leadership Award Winners
Johns Hopkins professor Dr. Bonnielin Swenor and Anna Moyer received acknowledgement from the Diversity Leadership Council for their disability-related advocacy. Read the Hub article and announcement from the Diversity Leadership Council.
School of Nursing Receives $4.3M Grant to Launch Disability Center
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing recently received a $4.3M grant to launch a national center to improve care for people with disabilities. Read the full announcement here.
COVID-19 poses unique challenges for people with disabilities
Q&A with Johns Hopkins professor Dr. Bonnielin Swenor about the challenges people with disabilities face during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Johns Hopkins names first executive director for Student Disability Services
Catherine Axe joins the university March 11 from a similar role at Brown. Read the Hub article here.