ADA and Legal Education: Where Disability Law Meets Law School

Author: kpelham

As a 1-woman department, I established a complete working infrastructure for disability services and compliance at Stetson Law. I have advocated for foster children with disabilities as a Guardian ad Litem attorney. My two daughters are diagnosed with disabilities, providing an empathetic and holistic understanding of the challenges from the students’ and administration’s perspectives. Presentations: “Best Practices in Implementation of Reasonable Accommodations in a Time of Increased Demand for and Increased complexity of Accommodations for Students with Disabilities,” co-presented with Michael McCarthy, Case and Mya Rimon, Osgoode Hall Law at NALSAP, Indianapolis, IA, 6/29/18. “The Accessible Law School Experience” Annual New Faculty Training 6 years of Academic Success programming, faculty sub, & approved adjunct prof. Training: Nat’l Conf. on Higher Ed.: Disability Law Workshop AHEAD Management Institute and Master Class Abroad with Disabilities, Universal Design & Asst. Tech.