Students with physical disabilities, health conditions, and learning differences face
a different set of challenges when transitioning to college.

This webinar will:
● Review the differences between IDEA and the ADA
● Discuss the evolving role of the university disability support office
● Outline areas on campus where students may request accommodations outside of
● Examine transition and accommodations for medically complex students
● Take questions

Participants will receive a handout with online resources for:
● Transition planning
● Accessing support in college
● Transition guides and tips for specific health conditions and physical disabilities

Annie Tulkin

Annie Tulkin is the Founder and Director of Accessible College , where she provides college
transition support for students with physical disabilities and health conditions nationally. Annie
was the Associate Director of the Academic Resource Center at Georgetown University for
nearly 6 years. In that position she supported undergraduate, graduate and medical students
with physical disabilities and health conditions and oversaw academic support services for the
entire student body. Annie has worked in the field of disability for over 10 years. She holds a
Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education from DePaul University, a Masters in Special
Education from The University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Certificate in Health Coaching from
Georgetown University. Annie was a Peace Corps Volunteer (Mongolia, ‘03-’05) and a Fulbright
Fellow (Mongolia, ‘07-’08). She resides in Silver Spring, MD with her husband and toddler.

Previously Recorded:
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
2:00pm – 3:00pm (EST)


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