Accessibility Awareness Day 2017

The University of Windsor's 5th Annual Accessibility Awareness Day
"Accessibility in Your Passion"








Date: Thursday, March 2nd 2017  

Location: CAW Student Centre - Ambassador Auditorium and Commons Area

Call for Volunteers

Sponsorship Opportunities

Registration is closed.

Keynote Speaker : Dr. Temple Grandin


Dr. Grandin is a noted person with autism who is an author, speaker, autism awareness advocate, cited expert in many publications, and video producer. She is the author of Animals in Translation and Animals Make us Human.  For more information visit

Schedule for the day:

8:00 – 9:00 am             Registration - All attendees must report to the Registration

9:00 – 10:30 am         Keynote Speaker – Temple Grandin (Open Seating)

10:30 – 11:00 am          Break

11:00 – 12:00 pm        First Break-out Session

                                    - How you can Access your Passion in Post-Secondary
                                     Diane Wintermute  from ARCH Disability Law 

                                   - Do you give a SHIFT? Embracing Disabilities and Creating

                                    More Accessible Future,                                       
                                    Diana Semaan  and Lisa Allison from John McGivney Children's

                                   - "Modified" and "Assisted Yoga"   
                                      Nicole Daignault from UWindsor Recreation

12:00 – 1:00 pm           Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm            Second Break-out Session

                                   - Improving Access to Preventive Care Services,
                                     Anna Marrocco

                                   - Using Law to Advocate for Social Change for People with
                                    Laverne Jacobs and Shanae Soor

                                  - Making Mental Health Support Accessible for the Campus
                                    Community: Introducing Well TrackStudent Counselling
                                    Services and Morneau Shepel.

2:20 – 2:30 pm           IDeA Competition Announcements

2:30 – 3:00 pm             Closing Remarks