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9th Annual Accessibility Awareness Days - "Making UWindsor Accessible"

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Live virtual workshops every Tuesday in March 2022, 11:30 am – 12:00 pm!

Since the University has been mainly online for almost two (2) years, this event is intended to assist staff, students, and faculty discover the many ways that the University is working towards accessibility and inclusion. Participants will learn about making the classroom accessible, technology solutions, accessibility in the built environment, and mental health supports for the campus community. Personal experiences will be shared to better understand accessibility from an equity, diversity, and inclusivity perspective and to learn what each of us can do to be better allies. We all have a role to play in making our campus welcoming to all..

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Universal Design for Learning and Accommodations – March 1, 2022

In this panel discussion, find out what the University is doing to promote Universal Design for Learning, common myths that students and instructors may have about accommodations, legislative requirements, and tips from a student perspective.

Presenters: Nick Baker (Office of Open Learning), Joyceln Lorito (Student Accessibility Services), Cherie Gagnon (Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility), Skyla Baker (Student Representative)

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Technology Tools – March 8, 2022

Technological advances provide useful tools to support accessibility. Learn about our free accessibility software, and other tools available to you as a campus community member.

Presenters: Mark Lubrick (Office of Open Learning), Anthony Gomez (Student Accessibility Services), Lorie Stolarchuk (Office of Open Learning), Craig Brown (I.T. Services), Mike Fisher (I.T. Services)

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Accessible Spaces and Places – March 15, 2022

Learn about Universal Design, navigational and wayfinding tools to assist you with finding your way around campus, and accessible amenities at Leddy Library.

Speakers: Manjola Bali (VABE Alumni), Maria Lederer (VABE Alumni), Veronika Mogyorody (Centre for Teaching and Learning), Cherie Gagnon (Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility), Karen Pillon (Leddy Library)

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Disability and Intersectionality – March 22, 2022

This session will explore lived experiences and provide insights into how we can become better allies to make our campus and community more inclusive.

This event is in partnership with the University of Windsor’s EDI Week.

Speakers: David Robbins-Singh & Dane Macri (Guest Speakers)

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Mental Health Supports – March 29, 2022

Gain an overview of supports available on campus, along with tips that we can all use in dealing with pandemic stress at this presentation.

Speakers: Dr. Mohsan Beg (Student Counselling Centre), Marcela Ciampa (Human Resources)

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If you have any questions, please email aad@uwindsor.ca