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Contact: Christine Payton April 3, 2009
(337) 482-6397, payton@louisiana.edu
The Services for Students with Disabilities Office at UL Lafayette is once again hosting a Disability Awareness Week starting April 6-9, 2008.

The schedule of events include:

• April 6 – Movies with a disability theme will be played throughout the day in the Conference Center lobby. Movies including A Beautiful Mind will be played from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m..

• April 7 – Food for Thought. Snacks, drinks and disability ettiquette tips will be distributed at the corner of Rex Street and St. Mary Boulevard from 10 .m. to 2p.m.

• April 8 – Walking in Our Shoes. Faculty will see what its like to have a disability when they take on a disability.

• April 9 – Annual Beacon Club Luncheon & Award Day from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Also, a panel discussion and faculty-training program will be held at 5 p.m. in room 103 Moody Hall. This is sponsored by the Diversity Advisory Council. Students with disabilities will discuss their experiences as students on this campus.

For more information about Disability Awareness Week, contact the SSD office at 482-5252.


Document last revised Friday, April 3, 2009 7:20 AM

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