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White House Names Christine Reich a "Champion of Change" for Dedication to STEM for People with Disabilities

May 7, 2012

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  • On May 7, the White House honors Christine Reich as a "Champion of Change" for her work with the Museum of Science, Boston in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for people with disabilities. Here, Reich gets “hands-on” with a bear mount in New England Habitats, the first exhibit the Museum renovated with feedback from people with disabilities. The Museum added audio labels, smell boxes, touchable animal specimens, and other activities, engaging all the senses and making the exhibit

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    On May 7, the White House honors Christine Reich as a "Champion of Change" for her work with the Museum of Science, Boston in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for people with disabilities. Here, Reich gets “hands-on” with a bear mount in New England Habitats, the first exhibit the Museum renovated with feedback from people with disabilities. The Museum added audio labels, smell boxes, touchable animal specimens, and other activities, engaging all the senses and making the exhibit

  • Christine Reich during the panel discussion of STEM for people with disabilities at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

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    Christine Reich during the panel discussion of STEM for people with disabilities at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

  • Christine Reich with Andrea Durham, Museum of Science director of exhibit development and conservation.

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    Christine Reich with Andrea Durham, Museum of Science director of exhibit development and conservation.

  •  Christine Reich with Andrea Durham, Museum of Science director of exhibit development and conservation.

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    Christine Reich with Andrea Durham, Museum of Science director of exhibit development and conservation.