Audri Gomez

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Perceptions of Disability in the Vietnamese American Community By Kim Dieu, educational psychologist at the Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (Families and Schools Together) and doctoral student at Chapman University

February 22, 2018 by | Thompson Policy Institute

Oftentimes, there is an assumption that Vietnamese Americans perceive disability as a condition that is a “debt” from sins committed in a previous life (Jegatheesan, Miller, & Fowler, 2010, p. 124; Wang & West, 2016, p. 5). While that assumption may be accurate for some Vietnamese Americans, it does not thoroughly capture the attitudes of

Audri Gomez, Ph.D. Meet the new Associate Director at the Thompson Policy Institute

October 24, 2017 by | Thompson Policy Institute

Dr. Audri Gomez, the new Associate Director at TPI, sits down with us so we can learn more about her experience, research interests, and family life. Please read and share this interview. Welcome, Dr. Gomez! Prior to joining TPI, tell us about your experience in the education system. My career in education began as a K-6

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities in Higher Education Jason McAlexander, Director of the Disability Services

August 31, 2017 by | Thompson Policy Institute

As the Director of Disability Services at Chapman University, I see many students requesting accommodations at the beginning of their higher education experience. They are coming from high schools with IEPs or 504 plans. These plans assist students to be successful in the high school environment because of some type of disability. What I do

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