Category: Enhancing Learning in Education Abroad: Study, Work, Intern, Volunteer, and Research Innovations

How to Encourage Students With Disabilities to Study Abroad

Wednesday, May 31
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
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This poster provides guidelines to create a model for education abroad for students with disabilities and presents how a disability services specialist provides collaborative and comprehensive advising services for students with disabilities.


Director for international Students
Hacettepe University
Ankara, Turkey

Tuba Yildirim was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1969. After graduation from Bosphorus University went to Lehigh University PA in 1994 for her husband's Master and PhD studies. She went to Northampton Community College and got specialized diploma in Business Administration Department, and also worked at the university's library during this period. In 2000 and came back to Turkey and started to work at the Municipality then in 2007 began to work at Hacettepe University International Office. She is a PhD student also at Hacettepe University, Department of Information Management and now she is done with the courses and qualifying exam and working on thesis.