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Accessibility issues prompt student with wheelchair to leave university

Accessibility issues prompt student with wheelchair to leave university

Beth Beaudry and Tiara Starks November 16, 2020

Continuation of “Student with Wheelchair Speaks Out About Campus Inacessability and Safety Issues.” Maria (Ria) Maisonet spent her freshman year at the University of New Haven fighting to make the...

Disable the Label

Samantha Higgins April 20, 2016

On April 12, 2014 the University of New Haven campus was filled with events to educate the campus on the importance of taking the stigma off mental illness. The Accessibility Resource Center and Delta...

There is always a positive

Samantha Higgins March 25, 2015

Let me start with saying that I am usually a very positive person. I aim to find the positive things in every situation. When I first got sick in high school and had to miss an entire semester, I focused...

Discriminated by Victoria’s Secret

Caitlin Duncan February 18, 2015

Feb. 13, I went into a local Victoria’s Secret. I was having a bad day, and since it’s the day before Valentines Day, I decided to treat myself to something nice. I shopped my sorrows away, and I felt...

What I learned from growing up with a disability

Caitlin Duncan November 12, 2014

When I was seven years old, I failed my hearing test. I was diagnosed with sensorineural hearing loss and began wearing two hearing aids shortly after. Over the past twelve years of living with this disability,...

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