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Nation-wide Accessibility Research Opportunity for Post-Secondary Career Educators

Are you a Post-Secondary Career Services Professional (Career Educator) or Co-op Placement Coordinator? 
Do you find it particularly challenging and/or rewarding to engage and support students with disabilities in Career Education?
Do you experience challenges with implementing inclusive and accessible career education programming at your institution?

Consider participating in this study.
Survey Link: http://ca.surveygizmo.com/s3/50017149/Landscape-of-Accessibility-and-Accommodation-for-Postsecondary-Students-with-Disabilities-in-Canada-Career-Educator-Survey

What is this study about?
•    Gathering perspectives on current practices and experiences on supporting students with disabilities in Career Education at Canadian post-secondary institutions
•    Examining the current landscape in Canadian Post-secondary Education of accessible and inclusive Career Education programming
Who can participate?
•    Canadian Post-secondary Career Services Professionals – e.g.,  Career Counsellor/Advisor, Employment/Co-op Placement Coordinator, Career Services Event Planner, Career Centre Director, etc.

What’s involved?
•    Online survey using Canadian survey development platform, Survey Gizmo
•    This survey will take approximately 20 minutes to complete
•    There are no known risks to participating! All individuals and institutions will remain confidential in the analysis and reporting of results

What are the benefits to participating?
•    You will provide feedback to post-secondary education institutions and the Canadian federal government on the following:
o    Career Education programming for post-secondary students with disabilities
o    Policies, Procedures, and Best Practices in accessibility and accommodations for the engagement of students with disabilities in post-secondary career education programming
o    Preparing post-secondary students with disabilities for transitions to the workplace  

The funding for this study was provided to the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) by The Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) under the project Accessibility and Universal Design in Career Transitions Programming and Services.
 
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Natalie Geiger, Ph.D. Student, University of Toronto, NEADS Research Associate
natalie.geiger@mail.utoronto.ca

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