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Starting a thread to aid @JohnsHopkins in transparency on their response to complaints of widespread ableism and the dismissals of 5 disabled counseling students.

The first article that came out features 4 of the 5 disabled students, all dismissed from a small grad program within a 7 month timeframe.

#AcademicAbleism #HigherEd #Baltimore…
Despite extensive fact-checking done by the Newsletter, the School of Education dean’s letter to the editor called our claims unfounded. He requested the article be taken down.

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I am a former Hopkins student with disabilities. When my symptoms flared due to the pandemic, Hopkins refused to accommodate me and instead kicked me out - along with 4 other disabled students from the same grad program.

Although I technically received accommodations, it was up to each instructor to decide what was “reasonable.” Unfortunately, one of my instructors was my advisor who tended to see my requests as unreasonable, and communicated with my other instructors.
He kept me under a “Candidate Improvement Plan” due to the symptoms of my disabilities. It stated I could not earn an incomplete — This was used to force me to work with COVID positive clients rather than take time off from my internship.
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