Support Equal Accessibility For Disabled and Neurodivergent Students at IUPUI

Support Equal Accessibility For Disabled and Neurodivergent Students at IUPUI

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Petition to
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis and

Why this petition matters

Started by Laura Brown

Our Demands:

- Every accommodation available during the lockdown should be made permanently available as an option for any student who needs/wants those accommodations

     >Online format available for all classes and resource center services

     >Classes and resource center services recorded and made available to all students regardless of attendance

- Reestablish and maintain COVID-19 safety protocols for the remaining duration of the pandemic

     >Masks required

     >Social distancing required

     >Covid testing and vaccines available for free for students

     >Absences may not be penalized (whether health related or not)

- Increase accessibility on campus and provide funds for these improvements

     >Modifications to bathrooms and bathroom stalls to accommodate for size differences and provide more gender neutral bathrooms

     >Overhauling of every campus building, especially the Lecture Hall, for accessibility    

     >Overhauling of resource centers to be friendly for neurodivergent students

     >Including Paws Closet, Paws Pantry, CAPS, and other services

- Provide sensitivity training to professors and instructors regarding different types of disabilities and their effect on learning

- Offer health insurance to any student who may want/need it

- Offer financial aid regardless of enrollment status

- Scrap programs like SAP that disproportionately negatively affect disabled, neurodivergent, and impoverished students 

- Provide sliding scale pricing for on-campus housing, meal plans, transportation, and childcare

304 have signed. Let’s get to 500!