Disability Resource Center
Promoting Disability Awareness, Equity & Inclusion
Join us October 21-24 for a series of events.
In recognition of October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), Foothill College is hosting Disability Awareness Week to increase awareness & understanding, and change attitudes among the community. This week’s events aim to promote dialogue about issues faced by students with disabilities and highlight stigma surrounding disabilities.
Opening Event & DRC Open House
Monday, Oct. 21
All events in Hearthside Lounge (2313) excpet DRC Open House
10:30–11:45 a.m. DRC Open House (5400)
Noon–1:30 p.m. Lunch (free pizza!), Meet & Greet
2:45–3:30 p.m Video: Meet Haben Girma by Laurie Scolari & Poetry Reading by Sophia Falco
Please register for this event at:
Dr. Richard E. Ladner is Professor Emeritus in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering. He is well known for accessibility technology & research, especially for deaf, deaf-blind, hard-of-hearing, and blind people. He is a renowned leader in promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities in computing fields.
Visions of Warriors Film Screening
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Visions of Warriors by Ming Lai, Producer/Writer/Editor/Director
In “Visions of Warriors,” four veterans from the Vietnam War era to the Iraq War participate
in the groundbreaking Veteran Photo Recovery Project at the VA Menlo Park and use
innovative photography therapy to treat their mental illness.
Chalk the Quad & Community Resource Fair
Wednesday, Oct. 23
Chalk the Library Quad - Raising awareness about disability on campus
Check out our broad range of disability and health- related campus and community resources
Popcorn and Snow Cones will be served.
Thursday, Oct. 24
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Faculty Panel Discussion
For easy reference, download and print the Disability Awareness Week flyer
If any accommodations are needed, please contact Bidya Subedi at 650.949.7673 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests should be made at least one week prior to the event.