Home / Uncategorized / UF professor teaches awareness about living with a disability

UF professor teaches awareness about living with a disability


All people are people first and for the most part everyone wants to enjoy life, feel productive and be independent. But when records show that the number of Americans with a disability reaches 54.4 million, people have more things to consider. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Bechara reports how disability awareness week played an important role in Gainesville.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

News Sources:  UF Pharmacy Professor Tommy Smith, Steven Noll, UF expert in disability history and developmental disabilities

Check Also

A student acts out ways to stop sexual violence in Bystander Intervention class. The class is part of University of Florida's Sexual Trauma/Interpersonal Violence Education program, and it teaches students what to do if they witness sexual violence against others.

Sexual Assault Prevention Program Seeks To Empower Bystanders

Bystanders who see others being sexually assaulted or harassed can do three things. They can try …