Events to help recognize Disability Awareness Month

February 23, 2015  


The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is offering several opportunities in recognition and celebration of Disability Awareness Month.

Faculty and staff may visit OIE’s upcoming events page for more information and to register for the sessions listed below. 

LECTURES AND GUEST SPEAKERS

Brian Petraits: Making Your Community a Livable Community
March 3 (Tu). 2:30-4 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 313.

Preventing Suicide Among LGBTQ Service Members
Co-presented by the LGBTQ Center, Veterans Success Center, and Counseling and Psychological Services; co-sponsored by the LGBTQ Center and Military Family Research Institute
March 10 (Tu). 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142.

Wheelchair Ballroom Dancing Featuring Frank Epperson
March 13 (F). 3-4 p.m. Matthews Hall, Room 210.

David Bowker: A Life Not Otherwise Specified
March 24 (Tu). 3:30-4:30 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 313.

I Wish People Knew … (panel discussion)
Moderated by the Disability Resource Center
March 31 (Tu). 3-4:30 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 313.

WEB ACCESSIBILITY

Web Accessibility: What It Is, How It Applies To You, and Helpful Resources
Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies
March 16 (M). Noon-1 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1057.

Building Blocks to Creating Accessible Word Documents and PowerPoint Slides
Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies
* March 16 (M). 3:30-5 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 277.                                                          
* March 23 (M). 9-10:30 a.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 277.        

Compliance Sheriff Panel Discussion
Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies
March 18 (W). 1:30-2:15 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 102. 

Compliance Sheriff Training
Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies
March 18 (W). 2:30-4 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 283.

Building Blocks to Creating Accessible PDFs
Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies
*
March 19 (Th). 1:30-3 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 283.
* March 25 (W). 9-10:30 a.m. Hampton Hall, Room 31.       

TRAINING WORKSHOPS

Assistive Technology Center Open House
March 6 (F). 2-3 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 111.

Assistive Technology in Agriculture and Gardening
Presented by the Purdue AgrAbility Project and Life Essentials
March 11 (W). 11 a.m.-noon. Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building, Room 106.

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities (including Autism Safety)
Presented by the Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office and Purdue University Fire Department
March 12 (Th). 10-11 a.m. Terry Memorial House, Large Conference Room.

Advance Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Workshops
The Risk Management Employment Claims Initiative Module 2-Americans with Disabilities Act online training is a prerequisite for these courses.  There are two advanced sessions offered. 
* Supervisors: March 17 (Tu). 9-10 a.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1057.                 
* Nonsupervisors: March 19 (Th). 9-10 a.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1057.

Ensuring Events Are Accessible
Co-presented and co-sponsored by Purdue Memorial Union
March 20 (F). Noon-1 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 313.

What is Project Eye To Eye?
Presented by the Disability Resource Center
March 23 (M). 7-8 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1086.

Purdue is committed to making all programs accessible to participants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation or special assistance for a program due to a disability, contact the Office of Institutional Equity before the program begins at 49-47253 or equity@purdue.edu.  All sessions are free and open to the public. 

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