Student Disability Services Disability Awareness Week

Disability Awareness Week Poster

 

Disability Awareness Week

 April 15th to April 18th

 

April 15th:

Awareness Carnival

11:45am-1:00pm at the Gleeson Plaza

Win some prizes as you learn about disability resources & access issues from various campus organizations. Canine Companions and the The Grilled Cheese Guys food truck will also join for a fun-filled time.

 

A Discussion with Mia Mingus

1:30pm-3:00pm at McLaren 250

In collaboration with Sexual Assault Awareness Month, explore the links between sexual violence awareness and disability justice advocacy with educator and community organizer Mia Mingus. #WeAreSAAM

 

April 16th:

More Lights Please? The Challenges of being deaf and blind w/ Martin Greenberg

11:45pm-12:45pm at the LoSchiavo Lounge

Listen to Keynote speaker Martin Greenberg tell his story of how he navigates the world while being both deaf and blind. He will be telling his story though the assistance of an interpreter.

 

April 17th:

Student Panel

11:45pm-12:45pm at the LoSchiavo Lounge

A group of students with disabilities tell inspiring stories of how they overcome obstacles and strive to accomplish goals. Light refreshments available.

 

April 18th:

Movie Night

6:00pm at UC 4th Floor Lounge

In collaboration with CAB Movie Nights, we invite you to grab some popcorn and refreshments as you enjoy the heartwarming film Wonder. Following will be a discussion open to anyone willing to share their opinions on the film. Closed captioning provided.