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Demystifying Disabilities: University adapts to disabled students

<i>Demystifying Disabilities</i>: University adapts to disabled students
Mariela Patron Editor in Chief It came as a shock to Ashley Dalrymple, sophomore psychology and education major, when a music professor initially doubted she had the potential to play piano in a music class. “It was just frustrating that they thought I couldn’t do it, that I couldn’t be in the class,” Dalrymple said. Dalrymple has been blind since the age of 1 when doctors diagnosed her with... 

Demystifying Disabilities: New coordinator hopes to connect with faculty

<i> Demystifying Disabilities</i>: New coordinator hopes to connect with faculty
Leo Barrera, the new coordinator of disabled student services, hired this spring, says he looks forward to adding photos of students who have graduated from La Verne to his wall of successful people with disabilities. / photo by Katie Madden Mariela Patron Editor in Chief The expansion of the students with disabilities department and increased workload for Director of Student Health Services and Services... 

Demystifying Disabilities: Delgadillo embraces love of language

<i>Demystifying Disabilities</i>: Delgadillo embraces love of language
Sophomore journalism major Des Delgadillo is a LeoFM DJ every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon. Delgadillo also runs his own podcast and is copy chief for the Campus Times. He was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at age 2. / photo by Katie Madden Mariela Patron Editor in Chief It is college night at Flappers Comedy Club in Claremont. For the past half-hour, college students have performed their stand-up... 

The disabled inspire at Colloquium

Debbie Allison Staff Writer The Movement and Sports Science Spring Colloquium offered students a bit of inspiration straight from one of their peers on Tuesday night. The Colloquium, sponsored by the Movement and Sports Science Society, consisted of two parts. First, a showing of the documentary “Murderball,” a film about quadriplegics who play wheelchair rugby. The movie chronicled the U.S. wheelchair... 
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