Topic: Accessibility

UT Austin President Powers Participates in White House Meeting on College Opportunity

Jan. 16, 2014

University of Texas at Austin president Bill Powers is joining President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and other university presidents today at a White House forum on increasing educational opportunities for low-income and disadvantaged students.

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Losing his vision, Martin Kareithi became a pioneer for accessibility

May 18, 2010
Martin Kareithi is receiving a master's of public affairs, with specialization in international and community

Martin Kareithi lost his vision in a car accident after his first year as an undergraduate at Texas AandM University at Galveston in 2001. After reconstructive surgery and several months of rest and recovery, Kareithi moved to Austin where he received vocational rehabilitation training at the Criss Cole Rehab Center for the blind.

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Perspective of a blind student

May 20, 2009

First-year law student Jennifer Coulter talks about when she lost her sight, the skills she had to learn and the resources on campus for the visually impaired.

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