Photo of Professor Laura Wernick on the campus of Fordham University. Photo by Laura Wernick | The Fordham Ram
Photo of Professor Laura Wernick on the campus of Fordham University. Photo by Laura Wernick | The Fordham Ram

Fordham Professor Hosts Seminar About Learning Disability Justice

“Academia is not designed for people with learning disabilities or ADHD,” Wernick stated.


On March 5, Fordham University held an interdisciplinary seminar run by Associate Professor Laura Wernick, focusing on their recent article relating to their career and experience as someone with learning disabilities and ADHD. Wernick explained that their goal was to help Fordham students and the greater community understand the benefits a disability justice lens would bring to the university, saying, “[it] will not only make the Fordham community more accessible, but it will help us engage in much stronger, socially relevant, meaningful and impactful scholarship that benefits us all.” Read more…


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