Blog: Inaccessibility in higher education

a compilation of responses from Instagram

Bachelor’s in Disability recently published a blog linked here where Angela Gormley, an ambulatory wheelchair user, shared her own experiences with ableism at her university. The truth is that students with disabilities/disabled students face a myriad of uniquely frustrating challenges in an educational setting, and at Bachelor’s in Disability, we think it’s important that these experiences are talked about to make other people aware and so that things can change in the future. To our disabled followers we asked, “what are some of the challenges and inaccessibility issues students with disabilities face in a school setting?”

On our Instagram story, we put a question box that asked this very question, and we are very grateful and appreciative of the people who shared their own experiences. While all responses are kept anonymous, there is a pattern between all of the responses: