Disability DIScussions: Disabled Student Rights and Self-Advocacy

MacPherson Institute Classroom - Mills Library Floor 5R (access via elevator 3)

03/12/2019, 12:30 pm - TO 03/12/2019 - 2:30 pm

Organizer: Equity & Inclusion Office, AccessMac Program

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Please join the Equity and Inclusion Office in partnership with Student Self Advocacy researcher, Emunah Woolf, the MacPherson Institute and MSU Maccess for a special Disability DIScussion about Disabled Student Rights and Self-Advocacy!

Structure of Event:
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: A presentation at the beginning of the session for those who would like to learn more about the rights of students with disabilities. All Welcome!

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: A closed session for McMaster students who identify as disabled/ experiencing accessibility barriers at the University / have SAS accommodations and would like to debrief the presentation and discuss self-advocacy for entitled rights.

– ASL Interpretation will be provided for both parts of the event
– Pizza will have Halal, vegetarian and vegan options (Please email Kate if you have a dietary requirement at
– The venue is mobility device accessible, and able to be reached via elevator 3 on floor 5R of Mills Library
– We encourage participants to limit their use of scent, in accordance with McMaster’s Scent Awareness Guidelines
– For all other accommodation needs, email Kate:

For more information, visit our event page on Facebook:

Hope to see you all there!