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It Takes a DSA to Raise a Graduate

May 16, 2015




DSA assistance can make the impossible a reality and make a way for students with a disability to become productive and profitable members for society. We point to the need for increased funding for Post Graduate disabled learners and the creative solutions students and their advisers have found to navigate through complex academic systems.

  • 1. IT TAKES A DSA TO RAISE A DPHIL 1 Thank You For Being There Amy PriceNational Association of Disability Providers 2013

2. How To Get there From Here 2 Caring is finding one more way to communicate Amy Price 3. Memory Tricks Dont Work Without a Memory 3Amy Price 4. Negotiating Learning Challenges 4 Calling me a failure is just another word for blaming Amy Price 5. How To Fail A Test With Dignity Amy Price 6. Failure is an event not an identity 6 The miracle is not that I finished but that I had the courage to start - J Bingham Amy Price 7. Learning is a Team Function 7 You can help people go farther than they believe they can They can go farther than you believe they can Amy Price 8. Courage Grows Where Encouragement is Shared 8 Mary Anne Radmacher - "Courage doesn't always ROAR. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow." Amy Price 9. Writing me off would make you an eraser 9 Just because something doesnt do what it was supposed to do doesnt mean it is useless Amy Price 10. ThinkWell Public Led Online Trials 10 Building Research With You 11. Who are we? The public is smart enough to master risk, odds and ethics while conducting research. They have untapped potential for improving decision-making, education, policy and advocacy. Join us to provide them with training and a voice Dr. Amanda Burls 11Presented in cooperation with ThinkWell and Zooniverse Amy Price 12. Shared Decision Making Needs to BE Informed Decision Making ThinkWell Application Requires Preparation 13. ThinkWell Evidence Speaks by How it is Interpreted Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin 14. ThinkWELL The Way We See Guides Movement Black & White Good or Evil Old or Young? 15. ThinkWELL Make Movement FUN 16. ThinkWell How Can We Get Past the Barriers to Satisfaction? 17. ThinkWell Richard Branson Says Screw it JUST DO IT! 18. ThinkWell and Zooniverse and You Real Health Science Online! We Can Do It! Dr. Chris Lintott 19. ThinkWell Where Public Applies Research ThinkWell Application Requires Preparation The application of what we know already will have a bigger impact on health and disease than any drug or technology likely to be introduced in the next decade. Sir Muir Gray. 20. ThinkWELL Discovery Learning Hole in The Wall Research 20 The Public Learns Research 21. Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known- Carl Sagan. 21 " The Zooniverse Citizen Science Green Peas Story The Public Discovers Health Research 22. Embrace The Shake 22 Bruce Lee painted with karate chops Working with the problem ThinkWell Embraces The Public In Research 23. Embrace The Shake 23 Be limited to be limitless Creative thinking within the box Public Led Research In Action 24. JOIN us to put the public at the heart of research YESTERDAY YOU SAID TODAY JUST DO IT The more distracted we are by future promises the less we focus on current need 25. Together We Can 25 MAKE RESEARCH FUN Help ThinkWell Make Fun Research Public Led 26. Where The Public Decides Research Priorities DO IT TOGETHER YOUR WAY! Choose topic Hands On learning Do The Research Bio- Feedback for Pain Aging without Alzheimers Disease Drinking water is it a weight loss tool? 27. We find solutions together 27At ThinkWell The Public Plans Research 28. Cycle of Knowledge 28Make an Informed Choice Join in research to find out! Should we drink extra water? And if so, how much? 29. At ThinkWell The Public Does Research ThinkWell Transformation In Health Research 30. Cycle of Knowledge 30 Question Find Answers Priorities Design Do Research Analysis Make an Informed Choice The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. Plutarch 31. Amy Price

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