Disability Awareness Program

October 2013

The Disability Advisory Council, in cooperation with Ministry Health Care, is pleased to announce that the Celebrate All Abilities disability awareness presentations for October, 2013 include:

ADA Workshop - Paige Reed, UW-System General Counsel, will discuss the elements of disability laws and best practices. This workshop will help clarify ADA information for UWSP faculty, staff and students alike.
(Sponsored by: UWSP Equity and Affirmative Action Office)

Tuesday, October 29
Two presentations: 9:00-11:00 a.m. & 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Dreyfus University Center - Laird North, Room 230

Keynote Presentation: A Journey of Recovery - Mother and daughter authors of "Perfect Chaos," Linea Johnson and Cinda Johnson, share their inside story of Linea's struggle through the diagnosis, treatment and acceptance of bipolar disorder; and her mother's pain, love and pride for their daughter in this fierce fight.
(Sponsored by: Ministry Health Care, Healthy People Portage County, Mid-State Technical College and UWSP Disability Advisory Council)

Tuesday, October 29
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Dreyfus University Center - Laird Room

Celebrate All Abilities Panel Presentation - Hear about the challenges of having a disability while attending college…from students with disabilities and parents of students. Disability representation includes: Asperger's syndrome, leaning disability, attention deficit disorder, mobility disability, and vision and hearing impairments.
(Sponsored by: UWSP Disability and Assistive Technology Center)

Wednesday, October 30
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Dreyfus University Center – Theater

All programs are co-sponsored by the UWSP Disability Advisory Council.
There is no charge to attend any of these awareness events.