Cameron University to host Disability Awareness Day

Cameron University’s Office of Student Development is hosting the fourth annual Disability Awareness Day on Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom, located in the McMahon Centennial Complex on the Cameron campus. The event is open to the public at no charge. Disability Awareness Day will inform participants about services and resources available on campus and in the community for persons with disabilities.

“Disability Awareness Day is an opportunity for the public to learn about different agencies, services, and resources,” says Dr. Jennifer Pruchnicki, director, Cameron University Office of Student Development. “Some of the interactive stations will allow for a small glimpse of what it may be like for a student with a disability and will provide an understanding of why certain accommodations for students with disabilities are provided in an educational environment.”

The event will feature various booths and vendors including interactive stations, information tables, depression screenings by the Cameron University Student Wellness Center, therapy and service dogs, and representatives from various agencies such as the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.

 

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September 23, 2011

PR#11-164