She learned how to use different kinds of technology to analyze skin samples and collect data on movement. It has dimensions of race, dimensions of economic accessibility, emotional accessibility, mental health accessibility. Sibert said that the goal of the research experience was to ground it in the science, not in disability. That’s me!’”This is the second year of the National Science Foundation grant for Lauder, Sibert, and Gareth Fraser of University of Florida to study sharks, but is the first year of the REU program. They also hope to inspire professors and researchers in other fields to lead similar opportunities for students with disabilities.