October is National Disability Awareness Month in the United States. Every year, Disability Awareness Month events provide information related to health issues, personal well-being, and disability prevention and management.
Events are wheelchair accessible. To request American Sign Language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations necessary to enable your participation, contact DisAbility Counseling and Consulting (DCC), (858) 534-6744, at least two weeks in advance of the event.
For parking and shuttle information, call (858) 534-RIDE (7433), or see Shuttle Service.
2015 Annual Celebration of Abilities events
|October 1 - October 31|
Location: Price Center, Theatre Lobby Foyer
Celebration of Abilities Art Display: Come and enjoy the amazing collection of art on display! Peruse and you could find artwork of all varied mediums (e.g., paintings, sculptures, photography, etc.,); you may even find your favorite piece posted for sale.
Note: Art is displayed Oct. 1 – Oct. 31 in the Price Center Theatre Foyer. UC San Diego's Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD), as part of the UC San Diego campus-wide Annual Celebration of Abilities events in October, invites artists with disabilities to share their artwork with UC San Diego and the San Diego community.
|Wednesday, Oct. 14|
Location: Price Center, Plaza area
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Celebration of Abilities LIVE Entertainment Fest:
This dynamo of talent leaves audiences educated, enlightened and pleasingly entertained by their music and tales.
It's a local Easy-Listening and Vocal Renditions Jam! Come and feel the music and the message.
Diversity Educational Resource Tabling: Be sure to stop by and chat with the many UC San Diego campus community centers' who will be available to provide educational resource information.
Light refreshments will be served. A prize drawing begins at 11:45 a.m. You must be present to win!
2015 Annual Celebration of Abilities co-sponsors:
- Vice Chancellor – Chief Financial Officer
- Human Resources – DisAbility Counseling and Consulting
- Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
- Office for Students with Disabilities
- CADRE (Community Advocates for Disability Rights and Education)
- Women's Center
- The Black Resource Center
- The Cross-Cultural Center
- The LGBT Resource Center
- The Raza Resource Centro