Disability History Symposium
The sixth annual Disability History Symposium will focus on "The Road to ADA: Section 504 at Fifty."
Sponsored by the UGA Institute on Human Development and Disability and The Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, the free symposium will feature several guest speakers who will provide commentary on the changes in education, employment and community living for people with disabilities.
Speakers include Joe Shapiro with NPR News; Carmen Jones, a disability leader, consultant and advocate; and Dom Kelly, founder, president and CEO of New Disabled South.
Activists and community builders Mark Johnson and Pat Puckett will provide reflections.
The event takes place Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the UGA Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries on 300 S. Hull Street and will include lunch with registration.
Zoom links for both in-person and virtual attendace are below. Registration is required.
UGA Disability Resource Center Student Leadership Group
UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences
UGA James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership
Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities
Georgia Advocacy Office
Center for Leadership in Disability, Georgia State University