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In recent years, the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students (CELCIS) has received an increased number of international students who have had visual impairments. Some have come independently, some from partner universities overseas, and others have been sponsored by government or nonprofit programs.These students have varied in their level of independence, language proficiency, adaptive technology experience, expectations and knowledge of the resources available on campus. WMU offers a wide variety of support services to students, but this particular population requires additional programming considerations.


This poster was presented at the Teaching and Learning Bash on September 19, 2014 at Western Michigan University. NAME was part of the 2013-14 Academic Leadership Academy cohort.