Accessibility Resources Staff

Program Director

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Michael S. Southern

Director, Accessibility Resources

Direct all office operations and provides support for students within: College of Law and College of Medicine

Accommodation Coordinators

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Matthew Sauer, PhD

Accommodation Coordinator

Provides advocacy and direct accommodation support for students within: Arts and Sciences, Social Work, CECH (Criminal Justice, Education and Human Services) Adult Learning Center

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Whitney Saunders, MS

Assistant Director, Accessibility Resources

Provides advocacy and direct accommodation support for students within: Allied Health, Business, CCM, DAAP, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmacy, Housing, Parking and Assistance Animal accommodations

Communication Access Team - CAT

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Katherine Vance, MS, NIC, SC:L

Associate Director for Accessibility

Provide oversight of centrally coordinated American Sign Language (ASL)/English interpreting and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, as well as access to digital content, including closed captioning and document remediation.

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Molly Adams

Staff CART Writer

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Amy Adkins, NIC

Team Lead - ASL/English Interpreter

Provides oversite of CART and ASL/English Interpreter direct contractors.

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Akilah Z. Richardson

ASL/English Interpreter

ASL/English interpretation, interpreter coordination

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Stacey Denson, NIC

ASL/English Interpreter

ASL/English interpretation, interpreter coordination

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Katheryn Lane

Electronic & Digital Accessibility Specialist

Accessible Media Specialist, Captioning, Alternative Media

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Lisa Farris, NIC

Service and Communication Coordinator

Coordinates interpreting and CART services.