Intersectionality: An Innovative Lens for Understanding the Challenges Faced by Disabled Students
2 PM EDT
Disability is often an obstacle to higher education for many students. In our efforts to improve the pipeline for disabled students, we often fail to consider how other characteristics compound the marginalization of these students. Students who live at the intersection of race and disability are disproportionately impacted in higher education. What are the challenges faced by Black/African American and Latinx disabled students and how do we provide these students with the right skills and exposure to pipeline programs to successfully progress through the educational system and into the legal profession?