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Friday, December 4 • 9:20am - 10:10am
Listening to the College Experiences of youth from Culturally Diverse background: panel LIMITED

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Historically, minority youth with disabilities from culturally diverse background have not been given equal opportunities or encouragement to pursue college after graduating high school. Today students from culturally and linguistically diverse background have started pursuing higher education in different college campuses. Four students with disabilities from different cultures will share their stories attending college in the U.S. They will share their daily experiences, ongoing challenges and offer tips to survive college. Listening to the stories of the speakers at this session will help you better prepare diverse youth with disabilities to attend college successfully. OBJECTIVES:1. Participants will be able to understand the daily experiences of of college students with disabilities from culturally diverse background. 2. Participants will gain a deeper understanding to help minority students prepare for post secondary education after high school. 3. Participants will learn tips to help students with disabilities from culturally diverse background be succeed in a college environment. TOPIC IMPORTANCE: Today as more students from culturally diverse back ground transition from high school to college, it is important to highlight their stories and share their experiences with public. The stories of these youth with disabilites will help all attendees to better prepare diverse youth with disabilities to attend college successfully. TRANSLATING TOPIC INTO OUTCOMES


Pavan Antony

Ast. professor, Adelphi University

Friday December 4, 2015 9:20am - 10:10am PST
Salon C 1401 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

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