The President's Commission on Disability Issues: Events

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Disability Awareness Month | October 2018

List of Events

 

Disability Disclosure: Before, during or after the interview? 

Mon Oct 1 | 4-5:30 P.M. | ONLINE | RSVP at  go.umd.edu/disclosure18

Event part of Professional Preparation Interview Series. Employers, experts, and alum discuss disability disclosure in the interview and hiring process. Bring questions and concerns. Hear from our panelists how to negotiate this topic. Learn what is best for you.

 

Terps Take Care Fair

WED Oct 3 | 11 A.M. - 2 P.M. | Hornbake Mall | Info at  http://blog.umd.edu/terpstakecare

Fair focused mental health awareness on both the positive ideas of wellness & thriving for all and on reducing stigma associated with mental illness and mental health treatment.

 

Workforce Recruitment Program Information Session

MON Oct 8 | 4-5 P.M. | ONLINE | RSVP at go.umd.edu/WRP18

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities is a recruitment and referral program that connects public and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through paid summer or permanent jobs.

 

Be Yourself, Make a Difference: Neurodiversity

THU Oct 11 | 5-7 P.M. | Hornbake Library South 3rd floor | RSVP at  go.umd.edu/BeYourself 

ADHD, learning differences, autism, mental health challenges? Join leaders from Accenture Federal services in an interactive workshop to help you define and embrace your authentic self to make a difference in the workplace and your life.

 

Adaptive Climbing Clinic

FRI Oct 12 | 2-4 P.M. | RecWell Climbing Wall | Register at https://go.umd.edu/AdaptiveClimbing

Come on out to the RecWell Climbing Wall and experience the exciting sport of rock climbing. Adventure Program staff will help you reach new heights and teach you about the systems and equipment that can help people of all abilities experience the joy of climbing.

 

Accessibility of Online Content: Understanding Barriers to Success

TUE Oct 23 | 12-1 P.M. | Edward St. John Building, Room 1103 | Register at https://go.umd.edu/OnlineBarriers

Experience how websites and other online content look and feel to users with a variety of disabilities.

 

RadAccess Disability Justice Workshop

THU Oct 25th | 3-5 P.M. | Mckeldin Library Special Events Room 6137

An interactive workshop which offers the basics of ableism and what radical access and disability justice means. This workshop is meant for people in solidarity with disability justice movements. A workshop on what ableism is, what disability justice is, and what access for people with disabilities would mean.

 

Meet & Greet with Champions of Disability Inclusion

THU Nov 1 | 3-4 P.M. | The Atrium at the Stamp Union | Sign up at go.umd.edu/meetup18

Employers attending the EmployABILITY Bootcamp requested time to meet with our talented Terps. Limited registration for social hour and networking event with employers interested in recruiting and hiring neurodiverse students, students with disabilities.

 

 

 


Contact PCDI at pcdi@umd.edu or (301) 405-3364 if you have any questions or need to request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation in the events, such as ASL interpreting, captioned videos, Braille, handouts in large print, wheelchair access, electronic text, etc.