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Disability Services

About DS

DS Intro Video

 

The DS Mission
Disability Services is committed to supporting and sustaining an inclusive campus that recognizes disability as diversity. We are dedicated to ensuring individuals with disabilities have an equal opportunity to fully participate in the educational process and university experience.

 

What we do

  • Identify barriers to access

  • Determine appropriate accommodations

  • Facilitate conversations about access on campus

  • Promote disability as diversity

  • Serve as a resource to the campus community

  • Provide trainings and consultations

  • Advocate for universal design


Our values

  • Human variation is natural and vital in the development of dynamic campus communities.

  • Inclusion and full participation are a matter of social justice. Accommodations are a civil right.

  • Intentional design is powerful in its ability to both promote and limit full participation and inclusion.

  • Creating usable, equitable, sustainable, and inclusive environments is a shared university responsibility.

  • Variation in ability is a natural part of the human experience.  Disability is a difference not a defect.

  • Individuals experience disability in unique ways. There is no ‘one size fits all’ solution.

 

 

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Kendall Smart - Disability Services Consultant
kendall.lindberg@cwu.edu
(509) 963-1680



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Rhonda Riggs
Disability Services Consultant
rhonda.wallen@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2219
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Dayna Stuart
Office Assistant 3
dayna.stuart@cwu.edu


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Wendy Holden -- Director of Disability Services
holdenwe@cwu.edu
(509)963-2214


 

Disability Services
Hogue Hall 126
Mailstop 7582
400 E University Way
Ellensburg WA, 98926-7582
Phone: 509-963-2214
Fax:  (509) 963-2587
Email: DS@cwu.edu


 

For employee accommodations, please contact Human Resources:
(509) 963-1202, hr@cwu.edu.

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