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How to Design Accessible Exchange Programs

“We’re sorry, but we can’t guarantee that the program in Toulouse will be able to accommodate your needs. Would you consider a summer internship in the States, instead?” As I sat in my wheelchair in my college’s study abroad office, I realized that I was not going to share this experience with my classmates. I wasn’t going to study abroad as a junior, as was strongly encouraged by the academic program. At the time, we were not aware of the resources and grants for students with disabilities seeking to study abroad. The following summer, I did participate in an excellent internship program…

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