Allison Levine

Dr. Allison Levine is an Assistant Professor, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, and LPCA-eligible counselor at the University of Kentucky (pronouns: she/her). Allison is passionate about improving counselor education, mitigating implicit biases about disability, and doing her small part to improve the world around her. You can read more about her academic work at

  • Student Mental Health & Distance Learning During COVID

    Apr 30, 2020
    Understand and acknowledge for yourself and your students that living through a pandemic is not "normal" and thus, feeling increased anxiety is completely understandable.
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  • Teaching Accessibly Online (and enjoying it!)

    Mar 26, 2020
    I have been teaching online and using online supplements in my teaching for 5 years now. In fact, I have the privilege of working in the first online rehabilitation counselor education program in the country.
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  • Job Creation and Employment for People with Disabilities

    Jan 27, 2020
    The ways in which politicians and leaders in our country talk about obtaining a job is as though someone comes around waving a wand and under their reform, if you want a job, you get a job (used a lot of restraint to not include an Oprah meme here).
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  • “I hope this finds you well…”

    Jan 27, 2020
    The last week of the semester is always full of chaos. Students are running around trying to calculate minimum passing scores, and faculty are regretting assigning holistic final exams instead of easily graded multiple-choice exams. It’s a time when most faculty are repeating the same jokes to one another about “another tough semester”, and students are huddled over their laptops on every inch of campus in their sweats.
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  • Inspiration porn and you

    Oct 07, 2019
    Have you heard of this term before? Likely not. I’ve not found a unified definition of it, but suffice it to say, inspiration porn is the objectification of people with disability via the representation of people with disabilities as being infinitely inspirational.
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