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5th Annual Disability Awareness Week

October 15, 2018, 8:00 am - October 18, 2018, 5:00 pm


Monday – October 15th
• Disability Awareness in Print @ 7:30 a.m. – Midnight in PL Lobby
Visit the Parker Library, all week, to exam the displays of literary and musical works about disabilities and by people with disabilities. These books, magazines and musical collections will expand your knowledge by celebrating the accomplishments of people with disabilities and possibly interest you to explore more information.

• Easterseals of Dover @ 9:00 – 10:00 – Social Skills Activity
1:00 – 1:45 – Recreational/Social Activity

Tuesday – October 16th
• Easterseals of Dover @ 9:30 – 10:30 – Arts & Crafts Activity
• Disability Awareness Contest @ 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in CC Lobby
How well do you know celebrities? Students, administrators, faculty and staff are welcome to pick-up and fill out an entry form that contains pictures of celebrities and a list of disabilities. Participants will match the celebrity with the disability for prizes. The winners will be notified via email. The prizes will be gift cards ($25 first prize; $15 second prize; $10 third prize)

• Movie Night @ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Malmberg 112
Music Within – The true story of Richard Pimentel, a brilliant public speaker with a troubled past, who returns from Vietnam severely hearing -impaired and finds a new purpose in his landmark efforts on the behalf of Americans with disabilities.

Wednesday – October 17th
• Easterseals of Dover @ 9:30 – 10:30 – Culinary Arts Activity

Thursday – October 18th
• What do you know about ADA Accommodations? @ 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. in CC Lobby
We are inviting all students, administrators, faculty, and staff to ask questions about ADA Accommodations – What are they; Who can get them; How do I ask for them; Will other people know I have them; Why should I have them; Will they help me succeed? Your answers to these and other questions will not only educate you but surprise you.
• Eastereseals of Dover @ 10:00 – 11:00 – Culinary Arts Activity
1:00 – 1:45 – Recreational/Social Activity

PLEASE NOTE: Transportation is not provided for activities at Easterseals of Dover. See Coordinator, Disability Support Services or http://www.easterseals.com/de/connect-locally/service-center-locations/easterseals-dover.html for directions.

DISABILITY AWARENESS WEEK events are sponsored in part by the Department of Student Success & Retention and Disability Support Services. For more information, contact the Disability Support Services Office in PL 112B or 302-736-2739.


October 15, 2018, 8:00 am
October 18, 2018, 5:00 pm