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About This Micro-Credential

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Society's response to disability and difference can lead to exclusion or inclusion in social, educational, and professional communities. This micro-credential is designed for learners who want to explore how common perceptions of disability are perpetuated, and develop an action plan for building an inclusive community within a particular group and activating change.

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Skills You Will Gain




Diversity and Inclusion

Community Leadership

Peer Mentoring

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify strengths and contributions of community members with disability through an active and engaging partnership. 
  • Demonstrate leadership by developing strategies for meaningfully including others with diverse strengths and needs into the community.
  • Advocate and take action that leads toward an equitable community.

Required Courses

  • EDS 452 - Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Dis/Ability
  • EDS 453 - Mentoring Field Experience

EDS 452 is offered in face-to-face format, EDS 453 is offered in hybrid/blended format


Jennifer Bachner, PhD
Dr. Melissa Jones
Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Dis/Ability in a Diverse Society, First semester offered: Spring 2022


Northern Kentucky University
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