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Request a Workshop or Guest Lecture

The Coordinator of Student Accessibility Services (SAS), Ann Knettler-Smith, is available to provide workshops for Faculty and Administrative Staff.   Ms. Knettler-Smith is also an experienced presenter and educator and is available to act as a guest lecturer for disability-related content. 

Workshops are appropriate for small or large groups and could be held during Department/College meetings or at a standalone time.  Guest Lectures would be appropriate for a variety of courses and/or student groups.    


Examples of Available Workshops Include:

  • Working with Students with Disabilities (adaptable for any department or group)
  • Universal Design
  • Tutoring Students with Disabilities: Universal Design Approach
  • Preparing Students with Disabilities for the College to Career Transition
  • Understanding Ableism and Access
  • Online Accessibility and Creating Accessible Documents

Examples of Guest Lecture Topics:

  • Student Accessibility Services:  An Overview (generally brief, 5-10 minutes)
  • Superheroes and Victims:  Understanding Ableism and Access
  • Managing Within the Law:  Disability as Diversity in the Workplace
  • Disability in Higher Education:  Law, Practice, and Resources


Please contact SAS with any questions about potential workshop or lecture content.

Phone: 302.857.6898
Email: aksmith [at] desu.edu
Office: William C. Jason Library, Room 204