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I was just so surprised that the distinguished professor lecture on barriers and self-determination will not be available by Zoom or webinar or as audio, since many of the disability community in Lawrence are still practicing COVID-19 measures, especially with the recent rise of COVID in the area.
Very insensitive. This is in itself a barrier to self-determination.
— Juanita Carlson, Lawrence
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