October is Disability Advocacy and Inclusion Month!
We have a lot of exciting events happening in October! Please attend and help spread the word about ways to make campus more accessible, inclusive and welcoming to people with disabilities. Be sure to check out the important dates and deadlines and mark your calendars!
Disability Advocacy and Inclusion Month
Check out our calendar of DAIM Events that will be happening during October:
- October 3rd:Autism Advocacy and Awareness Training
- October: 10th: disABILITY Advocate Instructor Training
- October 17th: White Cane Day
- October 18th: Adapted Sports Night
- October 24th: Accessibility Q&A
- October 25th: disABILITY Advocate Training
For more information and to RSVP visit our website
October 29th: Priority Registration
November 1st: Course Load Reduction Deadline
November 1st: SSD Test Reservation Deadline
Kurzweil Training: Thursday October 4th at 3:30 in SSB 4.212
Are you approved for Kurzweil? Come join us for a Kurzweil 3000 workshop. In addition to speech-to-text, Kurzweil 3000 can help with Bibliographies in MLA8 and APA format, Brainstorm templates, and more! Learn about these features and tips for getting the most out of Kurzweil 3000.
Priority Registration will take place on October 29th from 2pm-midnight. Check the SSD website and look for emails with more information.
If you need to test at SSD be sure to reserve all exams (including finals!) by November 1st! As a reminder, you only need to test at SSD if your instructor cannot accommodate you or if you need to use assistive technology.
Lime Network Campus Visit
SSD is excited to be partnering with LIME Network to host an information session and corporate partner panel for UT students with disabilities and student veterans on October 11th! All majors are welcome to come and meet with LIME Network representatives to learn about the LIME Connect Fellowship Program and learn about full time careers with their corporate partners. RSVP Here by October 9th.
Do you want to get more timely updates and reminders about dates, deadlines, news and events? Find SSD on Facebook!
Looking for ways to connect with other students? Check out the different groups connected with SSD! You can find disability-related groups and organizations on the Advocacy and Support page of the SSD Website.