Events to help recognize Disability Awareness Month

February 21, 2014  

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. 

Guest Speaker Gary Karp:  Disability in the Workplace
March 4 (T). 2:30-3:30 p.m. Hillenbrand Dining Court, Atrium. 

Guest Speaker Gary Karp: Modern Disability - The Power of Adaptability
March 4 (T). 6:30-7:30 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140).
Karp's appearance is made possible by a grant from Google and contributions from the Disability Resource Center, the National AgrAbility Project, Purdue Dining & Catering, and Krannert School of Management Military and Veterans Affairs.

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

Navigating Food Allergies at Purdue
March 7 (F). 3:30-4:30 p.m. Krannert Building, Room G18.
Presented and co-sponsored by Purdue Dining & Catering.

Women with Disabilities (panel discussion)
March 10 (M). Noon-1 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2070.
Moderated and co-sponsored by the Butler Center for Leadership Excellence.

Legal Issues Webinar: The ADA and Religious Institutions
March 12 (W). 2-3:30 p.m. Young Hall, Room 1057.

HR Learning Center LLC Webinar: Food Allergy Becomes a New Protected ADA Disability
March 14 (F). 1-2:30 p.m. First Street Towers, West Conference Room.
Co-sponsored by Purdue Dining & Catering.

ADA Audio Conference: Bringing It All Together: Transition Plans, Barrier Removal Plans, and Action Plans
March 18 (T). 2-3:30 p.m. Young Hall, Room 1057.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act Briefing 
Supervisor session -- March 20 (Th). 9-10:30 a.m. Neil Armstrong Hall, Room 1021. 
General session -- March 20 (Th). 3:30-5 p.m. Neil Armstrong Hall, Room 1021.

Ensuring Events Are Accessible
March 26 (W). Noon-1 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 320

Accessible Technology Webinar: Introduction to ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Application)
March 27 (Th). 2-3:30 p.m. Young Hall, Room 1057

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities
March 28 (F). 9-10 a.m. Terry Memorial House, Terry Conference Room.
Presented by the Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office.

Wheelchair Ballroom Dancing
March 28 (F). 5:30-6:30 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142.

Web Accessibility: What Is It, How It Applies To You, and Helpful Resources
March 31 (M). Noon-1 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 313
Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies and the Disability Resource Center.

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

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