Access Without Borders - a Washington State non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, was created to further Health and Disability scholarship, education, as well as community and humanitarian service.
Dr. Romel Mackelprang is a nationally recognized scholar in the field of social work and disability studies. He has managed federal and state grant programs that serve students and the disability community. He was a founding member of the National Head Injury Foundation that was re-named the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA). Dr. Mackelprang is a National Institute of Health grant evaluator. He chaired the Washington State Independent Living Council for seven years, where he authored position statements on the independent living needs and rights of Native Americans and Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers. Dr. Mackelprang has provided training, outreach, and research related to disability in six countries in sub Saharan Africa.
Dr. Hugh Kelly has a Juris Doctorate and has taught disability related courses for more than 15 years. Along with Dr. Mackelprang, he developed the online curriculum for Disability Studies at Eastern Washington University. Dr. Kelly has managed significant grant related programs that serve the disability community and has considerable outreach experience with traditionally under-served populations.
Continuing Education - we have developed an online continuing education program in Health, Disability Studies, Universal Access and related scholarship.
Webinar Access - You can access our education webinars under the webinar tab above.