Other Events

2020


Judith Heumann: A Conversation with Disability Rights Activist 

WED July 8 | Find the event recording at https://pcdi.umd.edu/ada-30-years 

In recognition of the 30th anniversary of the American Disabilities Act in July 2020, we had the honor of talking with Judith about her experiences working towards passing the ADA, her perspective on the current state of the ADA, and her vision for the future of ADA. 


Adapting Courses to Maximize Accessibility

MON Oct. 5 | Event recording

Join faculty, staff, alumni, students, & others to learn about their recent project experience redesigning a course to be delivered 100% online while maximizing accessibility. 


#BlackDisabilityLivesMatter

MON Oct. 5 | Event recording

On this panel, we host activists from the #BlackDisabledLivesMatter movement to discuss the reframing of diversity, equity, and inclusion that accompanies thinking from the complexities of race and disability.


Adaptive Sports Panel with Medstar Adaptive Sports and Fitness

TUE Oct. 13 | Event recording

Join representatives from the Medstar Adaptive Sports Program to learn about adaptive sports, their program, and how you can get involved. Students, staff, and faculty interested in adaptive sports are welcome!


Dismantling Disability Stigma: An Open Dialogue with Students with Disabilities

MON Oct. 19 | Part 1 event recording and part 2 event recording

Join a panel of UMD students for a conversation about breaking the stigma that surrounds disability. Members of the non-disabled community, here is your chance to ask the questions you may not have wanted before, and anyone who wants to learn is welcome to attend!


Movie Club: A Discussion on Disability Rights

TUE Oct. 20 | Event recording

We invite you to join Dr. Paul Jaeger and members from the UMD community for a discussion on disability rights, in response to the documentary "Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution" and this summer's UMD ADA 30th Anniversary Webinar with Judith Heumann.


Voices of Disability: Connecting Through Personal Stories

THUR Oct. 22 | Event recording

We invite our disabled community and anyone who has experienced disability in any way (as parents, siblings, friends, allies, professional, other) to share their stories with our UMD community. Come hear their stories or sign up to share yours!


Siblings Panel: A Panel Discussion with Siblings of People with Disabilities

MON Nov. 2 | Event recording

Siblings may play an integral role in promoting and supporting their siblings with a disability; an often overlooked perspective is the sibling experience of disability. This panel will explore the sibling experience of disability through personal stories, life choices, and the enduring role of advocacy siblings share.