Below are photos and speaker's biography, as well as links to the speaker's notes and video from the Fall 2005 Disability Awareness Forum.
Roberta Cordano, J.D. is the Director of Disability Services at the University of Minnesota, an office that is a recognized leader in promoting accessible teaching, learning, working, service and social environments through the use of Universal Design.
Prior to her current position, Cordano was a prosecutor at the Minnesota Attorney General's Office for ten years. As an Assistant Attorney General, she also served as a member of the Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Court Interpreters from 1994-2004, which worked to increase access to the courts for Deaf, hard of hearing, and non-English speaking people.