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Oct. 20, 2006

Disability Awareness Week

Oct. 23-27, 4-6624


  • Exhibit, useful resources regarding disability-related topics, first floor lobby near the Fireplace Room, Parks Library.

Monday October 23

  • 12:30 p.m., Performance, Stigma Busters, Des Moines, to educate and dispel myths of mental illness, north Hub outdoor area.
  • 5 p.m. Performance, Stigma Busters, see above, 2121 Martin.

Tuesday October 24

  • 1-3 p.m., Open House, Disability Resources Office, 1076 Student Services.
  • 3:30 p.m., Discussion, "Disability Resources at ISU: How Far We've Come" led by Kathryn Overberg, ISU Office of University Counsel, 1010G Student Services.

Wednesday October 25

  • 2-4 p.m., Open house, Assistive Technology Lab, includes demonstrations of technology and software available to people with disabilities, 139 Durham.

Thursday October 26

  • 4 p.m. Discussion and review, "Step Into My World," volunteers have spent time during the week experiencing challenges faced on campus by people with mobility, vision and other disabilities (to be a volunteer participant, e-mail:, 1010G Student Services.

Friday October 27

  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Short films, inspirational and informational related to learning disabilities, 1322 Hoover.
  • 3-5 p.m., Short films, see above, 2020 Agronomy.