Office of Accessibility

Disabilities Awareness Week 2013

November 4 - 8

Monday, November 4

Spread the Word to End the Word

Pledge to stop the use of the word "retarded"

Student Union Trapezoid Lounge, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 5

SAMS (Students Against Multiple Sclerosis) Rock Alike!

Annual lip-sync contest which raises funds for MS research

Student Union Ballroom, 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 6

Accommodating Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This workshop is designed to help campus professionals understand the common behaviors and challenges faced by these students face

Leigh Hall 414, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Diversity According to Family Guy and South Park

Presented by Matt Glowacki

Student Union Theatre, 3:20 p.m.

Thursday, November 7

Bump to Hear and Hear to Bump

Presented by Dr. Jane Biehl about her journey with Sita,her service and hearing dog

Simmons 111, 11:00 a.m.

From Trauma to Triumph (CANCELLED)

Former Captain in the U.S. Army, Luis Montalvan and his dog, Tuesday, will share the story of how two wounded warriors found salvation in each other

Student Union Theatre, 3:00 p.m.

Friday, November 8

Apps for Student Success

Workshop designed to explore applications available to enhance student success

Simmons 101, 11:00 a.m.

Sponsors of the week:

Office of Accessibility,The Counseling CenterInstitute for Teaching and Learning, Residence Hall Program Board, Residence Hall Council, National Residence Hall Honorary, Student Union, Sigma Lambda and the Military Services Center.

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