The Autism Across the LIfespan Conference is coming up! April 20 at the KU Edwards Campus, BEST Conference Center.
Tour the Hawk Route and see the new signs all while getting some exercise. Detail on the Walk and Learn here. After the walk, head over to the Office of Multi-Cultural affairs for a reception with refreshments and more information about the route. Drop in anytime between 1:30 and 5 pm on April 10th!
Bring your lunch and listen to Dr Ward Lyles presentation: How Can We Create More Sustainable and Compassionate Communities? Exploring the Role of Reducing Risks from Nautral Hazards. This Lunch and Learn will be held in the Media Crossroads room on the 4th floor of the Kansas Union on March 29th from 12:30 - 1:30.
Sign up now for the National ADA Symposium, June 17-20, 2018 held this year in Pittsburgh, PA.
A brief conversation with Catherine Johnson, Director of KU's ADA Resource Center for Equity and Accessitlility, about the Hawk Route.
Good things on the way from Google! They are starting to include wheelchair accessible routes in their google maps. This blog post describes their initial offering.
Did you know the American Council of the Blind Audio Description project keeps a master list of audio described DVD's, TV shows, and streaming videos? List of alphabatized videos here. And check the audio reader Audio Description site for a listing of local events with audio description at the Lied Center and Theater Lawrence.
Interested in participating in a study on the usage of mobile devices to support learning strategies for students with and without disabilities in STEM classes? Contact KU graduate student Jingrong (Pearl) Xie for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are now being accepted for the Faces of Change program developed by the Kansas Youth Empowerment Academy. Check out the KYEA website for more information about the program and to apply online.
Former KU student Elizabeth Boresow featured in NPR story "Navigating Life on Campus When You're on the Autism Spectrum."
Texting to 911 now available in Kansas!! Read about their "Call if you can, text if you cant" specifics.
Interested in becoming an audio describer for events at local theaters? Register now for the November training on Sunday the 12th.
Come learn about Project Search and enjoy free coffee and donuts! October 26, 9:30 - 11:00 at Watson Library room 455. You'll learn about this unique program that gives young adults with intellectual disabilities experience with hands on employment training. This is a project that benefits the participants and the departments they work for. Learn more on the 26th!
Keep checking Audio Description services provided by Audio Reader for details about Lied Center, Theater Lawrence, and Starlight events that will be described. Grease and Catch Me If You Can are just two of the events coming up that will have audio description available!
he next Alliance for Economic Inclusion meeting will be August 19, 2017 at the Kauffman Foundation from 8am-noon. The meeting will concentrate on resources for the aging population and people with disabilities in Metropolitan Kansas City. Register using the AEI online registration.
Interested in inclusive music and dance? Spaces are still available for performers of all abilities to participate in a free week-long event (August 7 - 12) with Jesse Stewart, internationally acclaimed musician, scholar, educator, and founder of We Are All Musicians. Register online by July 28th. Email questions to email@example.com
New logo selected for the hawk route and future accessible campus routes from over 40 student design submissions.
Get information about receiving audio description at home on your television from the American Council for the Blind
Read about the signing of the rule regarding movie captioning and audio description.
Proclamation of the 26th anniversary of the ADA will take place at the Lawrence City Hall meeting on July 19th at 5:45.
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