Accessibility Specialists Panel : Understanding “Invisible” Disabilities & What this Means for Online Education

This panel includes four accessibility specialists from Empire State University, Pennsylvania State University, and Drexel University and WebAIM. During the first 60 minutes, each panel member will provide a self-introduction and discuss their work with “invisible” disabilities. The panel will then share effective practices and available resources to support students and faculty with invisible disabilities in online education. The last 20 minutes will be open to questions from attendees.

Speaker Bio

Panel speakers: “click” on names for biographies

  • Kelly Hermann – SUNY Empire State University – Director of the Office of College-wide Disability Services
  • Michel Miller – Drexel University– Assistant Professor of Special Education
  • Keith Jervis – Pennsylvania State University – Disability Specialist Liaison
  • Cyndi Rowland – Director, WebAIM & Technology Director, National Center on Disability and Access to Education