Disability History Association Podcast – Episode 21 (July 2020): Accessibility at Wichita State University
Carolyn Speer and Jay Price (Wichita State University) discuss accessibility in the classroom and beyond.
Carolyn Speer is the Manager of Instructional Design and Access for Wichita State University. She works with a campus team of accessibility and accommodations professionals to help ensure the accessibility of academic and other university content for all university constituents. She holds CPACC certification and a Ph.D. in adult education as well as Master’s degrees in history and political science. Her professional and personal interests come together in the area of museum accessibility, and she has studied this topic extensively in the last few years. Most recently, she was involved in the Solve for X: Accessibility exhibit at the Ulrich Museum of Art on the Wichita State Campus.
Now serving as department chair, Jay M. Price directs the Local and Community History Program at Wichita State University. His publications include Temples for a Modern God: Religious Architecture in Postwar America; Gateways to the Southwest: The Story of Arizona State Parks, and several local photo histories from Arcadia Publishing. His recent projects include a study ethnic entrepreneurship in Wichita; a graphic novel that tells the story of the community through the eyes of a longhorn named Luke, and a larger study of the local Latino community.