Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month is going VIRTUAL! SSD is partnering with campus departments and student organizations to host some exciting events and we invite you in joining us for these great opportunities to learn and engage about different topics about disability.
All events will be held via Zoom and links will be sent out to registered participants.
A PDF version of the calendar of events can be accessed here: DAIM OCT 2020 Events Promo.
“Starting the Conversation” Social Media Campaign
Join SSD on Facebook , Twitter (UT_SSDisability) , and Instagram (ut_ssd) for conversations about disability and organizations of and for people with disabilities at UT, locally and nationally.
Relationship Violence Prevention Month
SSD is collaborating with Voices Against Violence for Relationship Violence Prevention Month around the intersection of disability and interpersonal violence. Stay tuned for more information on our social media in October.
Disability Advocacy Student Coalition
Weekly Meetings Wednesdays from 7-8pm
Join the Disability Advocacy Student Coalition to discuss different topics about disability each week; for details visit their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/utdasc) or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
disABILITY Advocate 101 Workshop
Thursday October 8th 2:30-3:30pm
The disABILITY Advocate 101 introduces concepts about disability, accessibility and inclusion and include opportunities to learn and discuss how to be a disABILITY Advocate on campus. RSVP via UT Learn
Disability & Feminism: A “Crip Camp” Screening and Discussion
Thursday October 8th 5-8pm
Come one, come all to the Gender and Sexuality Center and the Disability Advocacy Student Coalition’s screening of the documentary “Crip Camp” followed by a discussion on disability and feminism! Featured panelists Alison Kafer, Jasmine Bell, Nick Winges-Yanez, and Billie Rain will discuss disability justice — how it came to be and where we are today – and how feminism isn’t intersectional if disability is not included. They will discuss the overlaps of both movements, cross-issue solidarity, and the history of the disability rights movement – all within the context of the stellar documentary, “Crip Camp”. To join this event, register here!
World Mental Health Day/NAMI Virtual Walk October 10th
Join the NAMI on Campus at UT student organization to raise awareness about mental health and engage in activities to take care of your own mental health . Events take place throughout the day; find more information on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/namiaustincampus ) or email email@example.com
disABILITY Advocate Foundation Workshop
Wednesday October 14th 9:30-11:30am
The Foundation training engages participants in learning about disability and identifying specific strategies they can use to make campus more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities within their role at UT. RSVP Via UT Learn
Lessons from Student Organization Leaders on Building Community and Developing Identity Panel Discussion
Thursday October 15th 12:30-1:30
Part of the Crip Conversations: Disability Culture and Disability Studies series, Join this panel discussion to learn about the disability-related student organizations on campus and hear from their leaders about why building community and creating connections is so important.
Lime Connect Workshop: Successfully Disclosing a Disability In the Workplace – Considering Whether, When and How; with special consideration for COVID-19,
Friday, October 16, at 1:00-2:00pm
Not sure if you should disclose or discuss your disability during an interview or when starting work as an intern or employee? Join Lime Connect for a discussion on how to navigate this important conversation!
RSVP by October 14: http://bit.ly/UTLimeConnectWorkshopFall2020
Accessible Organization Workshop with Student Activities
Tuesday October 20th at 4pm
This workshop will help student leaders learn about disability and provide opportunities to identify and problem solve areas for improvements in accessibility and inclusion.
RSVP via Hornslink: https://utexas.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6386291
Neurodiversity Training: How Can I Help?
Wednesday, October 28th 10-11:30am
Neurodiversity is a concept where neurological differences, such as autism, ADHD and mental health conditions, are recognized and respected as any other human variation. Hosted by Longhorn TIES/CMHC, come learn more about embracing neurodiversity on our campus and what you can do to work toward an environment that is more accessible and inclusive for neurodiverse students.
RSVP via Qualtrics: https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3VudMN4cHQYIAMB
disABILITY Advocate Instructor Workshop : Thursday the 29th 2-3:30
The Instructor training will prepare instructors to create more accessible and inclusive classroom for students with disabilities through application of universal design for learning principles and the provision of individually approved academic accommodations. Using case studies, discussion and time for questions this training is perfect for new and experienced instructors! disABILITY Advocate Training. RSVP via UT Learn