Workshops Share the ‘411’ on Disability Services

In honor of its 40th anniversary, Disability Services is offering a series of “Get the 411 on Disabilities” workshops on Friday, April 11 in 911-15 Campus Center.

The day opens at 9:30 with a welcome from Madeline L. Peters, director of Disability Services.

“Struggle: Hitting the Disability Wall,” led by Cheryl Howland, assistant director, Academic Access, Disability Services, runs from 10:15-11:30 a.m.

A brown bag lunch discussion with Peters, Benjamin J. Ostiguy, associate director, Operations,  and AnnMarie P. Duchon, associate director, Accommodation Services, follows from 11:45 a.m. to1 p.m.

Duchon will present “Medical and Psychological Disability Accommodations: Juggling the Variables from 1:15-2:30 p.m.

From 2:45-4 p.m., Ostiguy will discuss “Accommodations 102: Beyond the Basics.”

The day concludes with “Assistive Technologies and IT Accessibility,” presented by Robert Eveleigh, assistive technologies center specialist, Office of Information Technologies, from 4:15-5 p.m.

The workshops are open to the university, community members and educators.

The program is co-sponsored by CMASS and Dean of Students Office.

Contact AnnMarie Duchon for registration and any accommodation needs.