Abnormal No More: A DARN Conference on Incorporating Disability into the Teaching of Psychology

Flyer titled Disability and Teaching Conference. October 6, 12-4 PM; Oct. 7th, 12-5 PM Eastern time. Explore the intersections of disability and psychology. Learn strategies for inclusive teaching. Develop anti-ableist practices. Keynote speakers Dr. Michelle Nario-Redmond Dr. Rhoda Olkin Featured speakers Dr. Thomas Dirth Dr. Nestor Williams

Psychology educators work to promote understanding of the breadth of the human experience, yet the largest minority group, disability, is underrepresented in our curricula. Join us for a free two-day virtual conference for psychology educators to learn about cutting edge research, theory, and pedagogy related to teaching about disability.

Grant funding for this event was provided by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.

Captioning and ASL interpretation will be provided. Please contact darndisability@gmail.com with questions or accommodation requests.

October 6th, 2023, 12-4 PM Eastern  |  October 7th, 2023, 12-5 PM Eastern

Friday, October 6th
Time (Eastern) Presentation Presenter[s]
12 PM* Introduction  
12:15 – 1:45 PM Keynote 1: The Sources of Ableism and Its Undoing: A Call to Psychology Dr. Michelle Nario-Redmond
1:45 – 2 PM Break  
2:00 – 3:00 PM Empowering Disability and Disability Empowered: A 4-Model Framework for Teaching Disability in Psychology Dr. Thomas Dirth
3:00-4:00 PM Mythbusting Panel – Disrupting the most common arguments against inclusion in the classroom Dr. Carolyn Shivers, Dr. Nicole Rosa, Dr. Lisa Rubin
Saturday, October 7th
12:00 PM Welcome  
12:15-1:45 PM Keynote 2: Disability Studies and Psychology: Still not Holding Hands Dr. Rhoda Olkin
1:45 – 2 PM Break  
2:00 – 3:00 PM Raising Disability Awareness through the Teaching of Sensation & Perception Dr. Nestor Matthews
3:00-4:00 PM Disability and Intersectionality Dr. Bertranna Muruthi, Dr. Katie Wang, Dr. Sandra Leon-Villa
4:00-5:00 PM Q&A Panel – Addressing questions and issues participants sent beforehand Dr. Kathleen Bogart, Georgia Tania Karalioliou

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