Being a good advocate for your students with disabilities when working with industry partners and employers just got a little bit easier! Check out this tip sheet from DeafTEC and AccessATE on Advocating for Student Skills to find helpful hints and resources.
This tip sheet covers conversations with employers, afirming student identity, and more. To find additional resources that will help you support your disabled students, read the AccessATE blog post on Advocating for Student Skills.
AccessATE supports the work of the NSF-funded Advanced Technological Education (ATE) projects and centers in making the materials and activities they develop more accessible for all students and faculty, including those with disabilities. The project aims to increase awareness and understanding of accessibility requirements and provide guidance, tools, and support that offers solutions and helps achieve compliance with accessibility standards.