Announcements & Events

Diversability: Ability Awareness Week 2017

Diversability” describes the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the overall discussion of diversity. Join us for a series of informative and inspiring presentations exploring “Diversability” the week of October 23 - 27, 2017.

Stop by the events for a chance to win prizes as well as the opportunity to learn more about topics that may affect you directly.

You can also find out more information about the OSD office and the services we offer Cal State, L.A. students.

Monday, October 23
3rd ANNUAL Cal State LA Veterans & Disabilities Career Fair at the Golden Eagle Ballrooms
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Meet employers who are hiring Veterans and Persons with Disabilities who are pursuing College Education and Professional Careers. Government Agencies and Federal Contractors will be present.

Tuesday, October 24
Assistive Technology Workshop at King Hall C171
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Learn the basics about assistive technology and how all students can use software such as Kurzweil, Jaws, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Magic, and more!

Wednesday, October 25
OSD Wheelchair Basketball Challenge at the Gymnasium
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Come cheer on our OSD students and staff as they face off in a basketball game on the 2nd level in the University gym.

Thursday, October 26
Ability Awareness Week Festival at the U-SU Plaza
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Learn or show off your disability knowledge while participating in various activity stations on the main plaza outside the union. Completing each activity will earn you a prize!

Friday, October 27
DHH Musical Interpretation & Film Contest at the OSD Patio
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
2 Events in 1: Be inspired by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community with the expressive power of sign language in this special performance. Then, stay for the premiere of a selection of student-made short films exploring the intersection of disability and diversity on campus. The best film wins a $50 gift card to the University bookstore!
Film Festival Registration Form.

Diversability: Ability Awareness Week 2017 Flyer (PDF for printing)
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Diversability: Ability Awareness Week 2017 Flyer
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