Charge Description

The Accessibility Committee is responsible for ensuring continued progress toward the Academy’s vision of accessibility. To accomplish this, the committee will recommend priorities and initiatives, as well as design and implement activities and resources with consideration of resource implications. The committee will collaborate with and serve as a resource to councils and committees to ensure accessibility is considered in all Academy activities as well as devise a comprehensive communications strategy to educate members about our accessibility options.

  • Develop recommendations and provide guidance to ensure Academy programs are accessible to all, with consideration for visual, motor/mobility, and auditory accommodation and accessibility options.
  • Serve as a resource for Academy councils and committees who are planning activities or resources to be sure they are delivered in an accessible manner.


  • Kristen Kramer, AuD
  • Katelin Nightman, AuD
  • Lindsey Wheeler, AuD
  • Amanda Ortmann, PhD


The work of the Accessibility Committee is overseen by the Professional Development Council.

How to Apply

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