Scholarship

#4c18

This is my CCCC presentation this year, part of the B.44 panel, “The Hidden and Emotional Labor of Disability Disclosure.” *** Asymmetrical Disclosures in the Classroom In 2016, I presented at Cs in Houston about strategies for challenging and engaging with the demands for disability disclosures in writing studies research about accessibility. I’m still thinking… Continue reading #4c18

Scholarship

Southern Regional Composition Conference 2017

  In Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability, Robert McRuer asks writing instructors to imagine what exists beyond standard academic writing, to make space for non-normative bodies, and to value different embodied ways of learning and composing. In many ways, composition pedagogies already push the bounds of “normal” writing through the valuing of multiple… Continue reading Southern Regional Composition Conference 2017

Scholarship

#4c17

This is my CCCC presentation, which is part of H.05 “More Than Writing Through It: Self-Care, Disability, & Rhetorical Practice.” *** “At Least I’m Not Insane”: Practicing Radical Self-Care in the Writing Classroom Self-care: the foundation to maintaining a healthy relationship with yourself and others; essential. In healthcare, self-care refers to an individual’s ability to make decisions… Continue reading #4c17

Pedagogy

Are Your Courses Accessible?

Originally posted on Teaching Matters @ UCA:
Courses can be inaccessible to students because of disabilities, but sometimes they’re inaccessible for less obvious reasons. Disabled students don’t always seek accommodations from the Disability Resource Center (DRC), and sometimes the accommodation requests that we receive aren’t applicable to the curriculum. For example, providing students with extra time…