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Patricia Redden, PhD
Department of Chemistry
St. Peter's University
2641 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 761-6440
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Brian Gibney, PhD
PhD Program in Chemistry
The Graduate Center of CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(212) 817 8136
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Symposium Materials

 Symposium Program (PDF)

Symposium Handouts

Teaching Chemistry to Students with Disabilities:
A Manual for High Schools,
Colleges,and Graduate Programs Edition 4.1

by Todd Pagano and Annemarie Ross
and the members of the ACS Committee on Chemists with Disabilites

Guidelines for Lab Safety in Academic Institutions
ACS Committee on Chemical Safety

Guidelines for Chemical Lab Safety in Secondary Schools
ACS Committee on Chemical Safety

Sci-Voice Talking Lab-Quest flyer

Accessibility in the Laboratory Symposium flyer
ACS Symposium Series

Symposium Presentations Understanding Students with Disabilities Rights in the Laboratory:
Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Joe Zesski, Program Manager,
Northeast ADA Center,
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 94952

Slides

Accessible Laboratory Environment:
Improved Safety for Persons with Disabilities

Janet S. Baum, AIA, Fellow of the ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety
Northeast ADA Center,
Harvard University, T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Slides

Unseen Advantage
Dr. Mona Minkara
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Theory Center
University of Minnesota

Slides

The Dyslexic Advantage
Dr. Amie Norton
Bowling Green State University

Slides

Techniques to Accommodate Invisible Disabilities and
Improve Inclusion in the Classroom

Missy Postlewaite
Department of Chemistry
University of Delaware

Slides

American Chemical Society Safety Resources
Dr. Marta Gmurczyk, Safety Programs Manager
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Slides

Talking LabQuest: Data Collection for Students with Visual Impairments
Ashey Neybert, Curriculum and Sales Specialist
Independent Science
3000 Kent Avenue, West Lafayette, IN

The Safety and Practicality of Working in the Laboratory with Disabilities:
Best Practices and Preparative Methods to Maximize Success for Students with Disabilities

Dr. Henry Wedler, Co-founder and CEO
Senspoint Design
805 West Street, Petaluma, CA 94952

Slides
(155MB .pptx file)


Individuals with Disabilities – A Personal Narrative
Dr. Lee W. Hoffman, ACS Committee on Chemists with Disabilities (CWD)
Department of Chemistry
Drexel University, PA 19104

Slides

A “Bond” Not Broken With Blindness: The importance of Accommodation and
Encouraging Students with Disabilities to Pursue Careers in the Sciences
Deanna Greco
Department of Chemistry
The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC


Slides

Accommodating Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in the Laboratory
Joe Zesski, Program Manager,
Northeast ADA Center,
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 94952

Slides

YouTube video
Service Dogs in the Academic Chemistry Laboratory
Dr. Patricia Redden, ACS Fellow, Fellow Division of Chemical Health and Safety
Chemistry Department
Saint Peter’s University, 2641 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Slides

YouTube video

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