Students with disabilities tout hybrid education, push for inclusion in administrative discourse

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Many UC Berkeley students with disabilities shed light on their concerns and struggles with the in-person instruction. These students are pushing for a hybrid option and a voice in campus administrative decisions.

In a time of unknowns and uncertainties, many students with disabilities desire hybrid instruction, not as an accommodation, but rather as a matter of ensuring public health.
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Campus program serving students with disabilities faces allegations of federal fraud

Sarah Funes and Lisa Albertson, co-chairs of activist group Berkeley Disabled Students, alleged that the campus has been counting students who never applied as participants in the TRiO at Disabled Students’ Program, or TRiO, to meet federal guidelines, misreporting the number of students being serviced. Albertson alleged she was involuntarily a part of the program from 2009-14.
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Nothing about us, without us

“This school likes to pride itself on being the most accessible campus on earth, and that’s … it’s just not true.” Lisa Albertson is a transfer student at UC Berkeley but unlike most of her undergraduate peers, she has been a student on campus since the year 2009. She is
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