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Departmental Accessibility Resource Coordinators

DARC Training

Departmental Accessibility Resource Coordinators (DARC) - Suggested Timeline for getting started with training:
  1. Initial Meeting/Lunch and Training – Toward the beginning of the semester.
  2. Following Lunch/Initial Meeting, and within one to two weeks, announce DARC role and availability to department/unit personnel. (Ideas e.g., flier, e-mail, meeting announcements, etc.)
  3. Disseminate!!   Insert yourself into departmental meeting agendas, with agreement of department/division director, on a regular basis to offer information regarding a resource, offer kudos to a department member executing a universal design idea into curriculum or space, do a brief activity, and/or provide updated handouts.
  4. Follow up with DARC Manager and website for updates and annual training. See Tools and Resources (hyperlink) for training materials.

Recognizing and respecting differences in others, and treating everyone like you want them to treat you, will help make our world a better place for everyone. Care... be your best. You don't have to be handicapped to be different. Everyone is different!

Kimputer, Kim Peek, inspiration for Rain Main