APAC Professional Seminar Series: What is Ableism? Unlearning Assumptions, Ideas, and Stereotypes Heading link
On April 27th, 2021, the APAC Education and Engagement Subcommittee hosted its first event of the year, including 71 participants from across campus. The seminar presenters, Margaret Fink, PhD (Director, Disability Cultural Center) and Hugo Trevino, MEd (Disability Specialist, Disability Resource Center) explained whatableism is, and its prevalence at work and in our everyday lives. Resources were presented for providing and obtaining accommodations for both visible and invisible disabilities. UIC is proudly at the forefront of this important conversation and supports our students and staff in many crucial ways that help us all reach our full potentials.
Below is a recorded video of the event.