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disABILITY Awareness Week

Promoting Disability Awareness, Equity and Inclusion

Building 5400

October 21, 2019 - October 24, 2019


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Foothill College Disability Resource Center is hosting a week-long disABILITY Awareness Week. Join us for the fun and informative activities, including an Open House, Film Screening, Chalk the Quad, Resource Fair, Student and Faculty Panel Discussion and more!


Monday, Oct. 21

10:30-11:45 a.m. DRC Open House in the Student Resource Center (5400)


Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch (free pizza!), Meet & Greet

1:30-2:30 p.m. Keynote talk: Disability and Technology Innovation by Dr. Richard E. Ladner (Welcome remarks by President Nguyen)

2:45-3:30 p.m Video: Meet Haben Girma by Laurie Scolari & Poetry Reading by Sophia Falco

Dr. Richard E. Ladner is Professor Emeritus in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering. He is well known for accessibility technology & research, especially for deaf, deaf-blind, hard-of-hearing, and blind people. He is a renowned leader in promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities in computing fields.

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Phone: 650.949.7673


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