Multiple Perspectives 2017: Seeing Disability

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http://ada.osu.edu/conferences.htm Call For Presentations – Save The Date The Seventeenth Annual Multiple Perspectives on Access, Inclusion & Disability Seeing Disability at School, Work & Beyond At The Ohio State University’s Columbus Campus • April 11, 2017 - Student Preconference – Disability & Career • April 12, 2017 – Student Poster Competition • April 12-13, 2017 – Main Conference 2 Plenaries & 25 Concurrent Sessions Multiple Perspectives is an ongoing exploration of disability, a conversation including many voices and reflecting perspectives gained through experience and research; theory and practice, arts and sciences. This year’s theme, Seeing Disability continues our dialogue Disclosure can be a personal choice or an environmental imperative this year’s them focuses on how disability is seen in the environment, the individual and their interaction. Explicit and implicit assumptions from policy and design to everyday choices drive recognition and disclosure at school, work and play. Proposals exploring these choices and their consequences will be given preference in the review process. Following our tradition below are two quotes to help you think broadly about this year’s theme as you prepare your proposal. A little different this year the second quote is the opening verse of a song, links to the full lyrics and a recording are provided. “Disability doesn't make you exceptional, but questioning what you think you know about it does.” Stella Young “I went for a jog in the city air I met a woman in a wheelchair I said ‘I'm sorry to see you're handicapped.’ She says ‘What makes you think a thing like that?’” Talking Wheelchair Blues by Fred Small Lyrics (http://www.lyricsfreak.com/f/fred+small/talking+wheelchair+blues_20318682.html) Recording (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-wMFuAUW3Q) T Preference will be given to proposals that reflect this year’s theme; encourage discussions across the typical social, political, and disciplinary boundaries; connect individuals to local, national or international communities; or consider parallels, distinctions and intersections with race, gender and ethnicity. This year in particular graduate and undergraduate presenters a sought for a strand of sessions focused on student interests and concerns. DISABILTY & CAREER – STUDENT PRECONFERENCE: This free full day preconference will focus on students with disabilities who are or will soon be graduating and seeking full time employment. Providing information, resources, and networking opportunities sessions will include: building a resume; conducting a job search; disability disclosure; requesting accommodations; and rights and responsibilities of employees and employers under the ADA. The full day conference will include opportunities for students to network with employers during lunch and participate in resume review and mock interview sessions. A strand of sessions throughout the conference will be focused on student interests and concerns is planned. Past programs and conference updates as they become available can be found at: http://ada.osu.edu/conferences.htm. To be on the mailing list for the conference, send e-mail to ADA-OSU@osu.edu

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http://ada.osu.edu/conferences.htm Call For Presentations – Save The Date The Seventeenth Annual Multiple Perspectives on Access, Inclusion & Disability Seeing Disability at School, Work & Beyond At The Ohio State University’s Columbus Campus • April 11, 2017 - Student Preconference – Disability & Career • April 12, 2017 – Student Poster Competition • April 12-13, 2017 – Main Conference 2 Plenaries & 25 Concurrent Sessions Multiple Perspectives is an ongoing exploration of disability, a conversation including many voices and reflecting perspectives gained through experience and research; theory and practice, arts and sciences. This year’s theme, Seeing Disability continues our dialogue Disclosure can be a personal choice or an environmental imperative this year’s them focuses on how disability is seen in the environment, the individual and their interaction. Explicit and implicit assumptions from policy and design to everyday choices drive recognition and disclosure at school, work and play. Proposals exploring these choices and their consequences will be given preference in the review process. Following our tradition below are two quotes to help you think broadly about this year’s theme as you prepare your proposal. A little different this year the second quote is the opening verse of a song, links to the full lyrics and a recording are provided. “Disability doesn't make you exceptional, but questioning what you think you know about it does.” Stella Young “I went for a jog in the city air I met a woman in a wheelchair I said ‘I'm sorry to see you're handicapped.’ She says ‘What makes you think a thing like that?’” Talking Wheelchair Blues by Fred Small Lyrics (http://www.lyricsfreak.com/f/fred+small/talking+wheelchair+blues_20318682.html) Recording (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-wMFuAUW3Q) T Preference will be given to proposals that reflect this year’s theme; encourage discussions across the typical social, political, and disciplinary boundaries; connect individuals to local, national or international communities; or consider parallels, distinctions and intersections with race, gender and ethnicity. This year in particular graduate and undergraduate presenters a sought for a strand of sessions focused on student interests and concerns. DISABILTY & CAREER – STUDENT PRECONFERENCE: This free full day preconference will focus on students with disabilities who are or will soon be graduating and seeking full time employment. Providing information, resources, and networking opportunities sessions will include: building a resume; conducting a job search; disability disclosure; requesting accommodations; and rights and responsibilities of employees and employers under the ADA. The full day conference will include opportunities for students to network with employers during lunch and participate in resume review and mock interview sessions. A strand of sessions throughout the conference will be focused on student interests and concerns is planned. Past programs and conference updates as they become available can be found at: http://ada.osu.edu/conferences.htm. To be on the mailing list for the conference, send e-mail to ADA-OSU@osu.edu

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Published: Wednesday, Mar. 15 2017, 8:58am
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Channel: Student Life Disability Services at The Ohio State University
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Start Date: Tuesday, Apr. 11 2017, 9:00am
End Date: Thursday, Apr. 13 2017, 5:00pm
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