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CWU Offering Accessibility Studies as First Program of its Kind in Country

Central Washington University (CWU) is offering a program dedicated to increasing awareness for accessibility issues.Accessibility Studies poster

"I will be the first person to sign up for the course," said senior Humberto Avila.

Avila couldn't wait to be a part of CWU's new Accessibility Studies program.

The Special Education major, who's been blind since birth, is part of the inspiration behind the program's development as a former student of the program's lead professor Naomi Petersen.

"In order to make the teaching accessible I realized we needed an accessibility program because everybody needs this in almost profession," she said.

About 30 degree programs at CWU have Accessibility Studies as a minor option.

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