TLC: Invisible Disabilities Series, Part II - Mental Health Disorders in the Classroom

Date

March 22, 2019

Time

11:00 am

Location

Phillips Building, room 125

Presented by Alicia Freeman, Coordinator, Disability Services and Courtnea Rainey, Instructor, College Success

Some disabilities are not apparent to the untrained eye, but impact student experiences nonetheless. In this two-part series, the presenters will discuss how these invisible disabilities can impact a student’s experience and the role of instructors in supporting these students. In Part II, the presenters will discuss how mental illness may present itself in your classroom. The presenters will discuss how different psychiatric conditions may impact student performance and will outline practical and appropriate steps instructors can take to support students with mental health illness.