Disability Awareness: Using Technology to Open Doors
Oct. 7-11, Hosted by Accessibility Services.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, "Assistive Technology at UCM" 3:00-4:30, Union 236 --Cathy Seeley, Accessibility Services: Converting text to accessible formats, using IPADs etc. to benefit academics --Chad Barnholtz, JC Kirkpatrick Library: the many accessible features at JCKL --Cal Hutson, Quality Transcription Specialists, and Malonda Hutson, Nexus Interpreting: providing visual text of the spoken word for UCM students who are deaf. "Have a Ball with THRIVE" 12:00-2:00, Union Mall (Atrium if it rains). "Disability History Timeline" Mon-Thur, Union Atrium.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8 "Assistive Technology in Warrensburg" Union 229, 1:30-3:00: -- Suzie Wiley and Jennifer Wheatman, Rehabilitation Institute: technology to accommodate disabilities. --Dan Connor, West-Central Independent Living Solutions (WILS): technology to enhance independent living.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9 "Disability Simulation Activity" Union 238, 10-2:00 Have a small â€˜tasteâ€™ of a disability.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10 "Disability Simulation Activity" Union 238, 10-2:00. "Assistive Technology Workshop" Union 240, 3-4:30. --Chad Rohr, UCM senior, using technology to self-accommodate --Mike Jeffries, Shannon Meisenheimer, & Kathy McCormick, UCM CentralNET: reviewing accessibility of Blackboard, Smart board, and other technology opportunities --Dr. Carlotta Kimball, UCM Dept. of Communication Disorders: technology to improve communication
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 "Disability Trivia" Union Atrium, 12:00-100 "Man of Steel" movie with closed captioning, theater in Union 234, Fri. & Sat., 4:00, 6:30, 9:30