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Raising awareness about mental health, disability and access in higher education. We hope to highlight the humanness of people with disabilities and health challenges, as well as provide resources related to teaching and learning. New episodes posted every other Wednesday at 12pm central. More at www.stereotype.life. #breakthestereotype #endthestigma

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Raising awareness about mental health, disability and access in higher education. We hope to highlight the humanness of people with disabilities and health challenges, as well as provide resources related to teaching and learning. New episodes posted every other Wednesday at 12pm central. More at www.stereotype.life. #breakthestereotype #endthestigma

    Kate Mohler on recognizing mental illness, self-care and accommodations / 2.2

    Kate Mohler on recognizing mental illness, self-care and accommodations / 2.2

    In this episode, we discuss
    Kate Mohler on bipolar disorder, accommodations, self-care and supporting colleagues. What is bipolar disorder like? What accommodations can we make for students. How can colleagues be more supportive?
    Highlights include:
    How have you reintegrated yourself into the campus community? (1:33)Reconciling our actions (5:23)How do we recognize signs of a mental illness both in students and in colleagues? (7:23)What can supporters do for their own self-care when supporting colleagues going through depression, mania or aggression? (12:10)What about those with the actual mental illness? What can they do for self-care? How can they avoid an episode or at least avoid it interfering with work? (14:07)Acceptance (17:04)As we know, anyone can become disabled at any time. What accommodations can be put in place in order to anticipate mental health issues? (20:00)What might an awareness campaign look like? (22:55)Can we put some kind of notice in the syllabus? What should it say? (24:43)Do you have any last advice that you’d like to give our listeners? (26:00)Resources Mentioned
    "As a Disabled Person, Embracing 'Crip Time' Helped Me Define My Own "Normal"" by Javed Avidi Foundation. https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2020/10/embracing-crip-time-lessons-from-teaching-and-learning-during-the-pandemic/"Six Ways of Looking at Crip Time" by Ellen Samuels. https://dsq-sds.org/article/view/5824/4684Price, Margaret. Mad at School: Rhetorics of Mental Disability and Academic Life. University of Michigan Press, 2014. About Kate Mohler
    Kate Mohler earned a B.A. in English from Bemidji State University in Minnesota in 1989 and an MFA in creative writing from Arizona State University in 1994. She has taught composition for Mesa Community College since 1995. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2016.
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    • 28 min
    Kate Mohler on bipolar disorder, accommodations, self-care and supporting colleagues / 2.1

    Kate Mohler on bipolar disorder, accommodations, self-care and supporting colleagues / 2.1

    In this episode, we discussKate Mohler on bipolar disorder, accommodations, self-care and supporting colleagues. What is bipolar disorder like? What accommodations can we make for students. How can colleagues be more supportive?Highlights include:On...

    • 21 min
    On authority, identity, and unknowability in feminist pedagogy and its intersection with disability studieswith Dr. Krista Grensavitch/ 10

    On authority, identity, and unknowability in feminist pedagogy and its intersection with disability studieswith Dr. Krista Grensavitch/ 10

    In this episode, we discussAuthority, identity and unknowability in the classroom, as well as the intersections of feminist pedagogy and disability studies, and incorporating objects into teaching and learning with Krista Grensavitch.Highlights...

    • 46 min
    On having lupus and the perception of attendance with Chrissy Mackey /9

    On having lupus and the perception of attendance with Chrissy Mackey /9

    In this episode, we discussHaving lupus, the perception of attendance and the accessibility of Dungeons & Dragons for training with Chrissy Mackey. How can we better support students who suffer from chronic autoimmune diseases? How does it affect...

    • 27 min
    Co-morbid disorders and developing mindfulness and self-compassion with Karen Tang /8

    Co-morbid disorders and developing mindfulness and self-compassion with Karen Tang /8

    In this episode, we discussKaren Tang on the correlation between addiction and mental health, and developing mindfulness and self-compassion.Highlights include:What is your background? How did you become interested in researching co-morbid disorders?...

    • 35 min
    The importance of multimodality and making online classes accessible with Kristine Koyama /7

    The importance of multimodality and making online classes accessible with Kristine Koyama /7

    In this episode, we discussThe importance of multimodality and making online classes accessible with Kristine Koyama.Highlights include:What were the challenges and accessibility issues you faced when moving classes online amidst the pandemic? (1:32)How...

    • 40 min

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