Location: Medical University of South Carolina, 68 President Street, Bioengineering Building, Room 110, Charleston, SC 29403
Time: 5:00PM – 6:00PM Patient to patient discussion group
6:00PM Meet and greet
Expert Speaker: Matthew Roberts
Topic: Disability Accommodations, Know Your Rights
Patient Speaker: Courtney O’Brien
Matthew Roberts is a 4th year medical student & aspiring neurologist at the Medical University of South Carolina. After being diagnosed with type III Ehlers-Danlos in his first year of medical school, Matthew founded the Alliance for Disability Advocacy, working closely with the administration to reduce barriers & improve accessibility for other students living with disabilities at MUSC. Through the group, Matthew has organized campus discussions on disability and led workshops on self-advocacy and applying for accommodations.