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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.