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2022 Summit on Disability and Inclusion

August 12, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

TPI is excited to announce the Summit will be in-person! The Summit on Disability and Inclusion is TPI’s signature event that brings together current research and community partners to highlight best practices that will improve the lives of people with disabilities by supporting inclusivity for all.

The Summit will feature a keynote address by Diana Pastora Carson, an educator and disability advocate. Diana has been an educator for over 30 years, teaching both at the elementary school level and the university level. She is a consultant and trainer on diversity as it relates to disability and is the author of several articles and books, including Beyond Awareness: Bringing Disability into Diversity Work in K-12 Schools & Communities. She has also written a children’s book titled Ed Roberts: Champion of Disability Rights. Her disability awareness teachings have been compiled into a digital course titled Beyond Awareness: Disability Awareness That Matters.

Accessibility: Musco Center for the Arts is an accessible space. Please click here for detailed information on accessibility features at Musco. An ASL interpreter will be provided during the event. In addition, a quiet room for viewing the event will be offered.

Please visit chapman.edu/tpi-2022Summit as we near the date of the event for updated information on additional presenters and panels.

The Summit is free to attend, but registration is required. Please click here to register.


August 12, 2022
8:30 am - 12:00 pm


Thompson Policy Institute on Disability
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