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Disability Awareness Workshop

Coordinator:  Michelle Caird and Laura Phang

Wednesday, February 8th

Event Description

The Disability Awareness Workshop is a one-day program to teach 4th graders an empathetic understanding of physical, developmental, and learning disabilities.  The hands-on-activity based program is designed to help student’s understand how difficult and complex daily living can be for individuals with “Diverse Abilities.”  The workshop helps build a culture of understanding that is invaluable, with the goal to learn, through experience, that all individuals deserve respect no matter how they may look, act, walk or talk.  


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Please consider volunteering to help with the workshop. You don't have to be the parent of a 4th grader to volunteer!!  We need about 20 volunteers to help in the morning (8:40 am – 12:30 pm) for 1, 2, or 4 hour time-slots. Volunteers need only be kind and compassionate; no experience working with people with disabilities is necessary
 

 

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