Event Date(s):
April 16, 2013 - 08:00 to April 17, 2013 - 18:00


The tenative program for the 13th Annual Multiple Perspectives Conference on the campus of the Ohio State University has been set. Registration opens on Thursday February 21st and this year's event promises to be an impressive collection of presentations that delve deeply into issues concerning disability, social justice, access, and inclusion as well as where these areas intersect in our everyday lives.  See below for a tenative list of presentations as it is probably wise to start planning!

Popular online streaming company agrees to caption all media by 2014...

 

Join for a free, forward-looking webinar on the changing world of educational video description on October 24, 2012. This innovative webinar is presented by the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP), in collaboration with the Video Description Research and Development Center (VDRDC), and the Description Leadership Network (DLN). Register now at http://webinars.dcmp.org/.

This exciting and interactive presentation is perfect for teachers, administrators, and parents who want to learn about the latest developments in video description technology and how it can help students who are blind and visually impaired in educational settings.

The Columbus Museum of Art now offers a newly designed tour of the museum's main galleries for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Sparking Imaginations is a collaborative effort by the Columbus Museum of Art, the Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio, The Ohio State University, and Abbott Nutrition. The Sparking Imaginations Program delivers one-hour tours led by specially trained docents for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The tours, offered monthly, are limited to six people with Alzheimer’s accompanied by their caregivers.

 

"If a person with a serious vision, hearing, or mobility impairment came to your office on business or joined your organization as an employee, you would do whatever you needed to to accommodate that person so he or she could do his or her job. Indeed, most people would be embarrassed if their employer failed to create an accessible work space for such a guest, while failure to do so for a new employee is illegal. 

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