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
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 http://www.templegrandin.com
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
- Do you give a SHIFT? Embracing Disabilities and Creating More
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,
- 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 Track. Student Counselling
Services and Morneau Shepel.
2:20 – 2:30 pm IDeA Competition Announcements
2:30 – 3:00 pm Closing Remarks