Next UCOD Meeting

There is no UCOD meeting scheduled for December. Our next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday January 12th 2016.

Have an amazing winter break and see you all in 2016!

Happy Holidays!

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Disabilities Awareness Week 2015

Disability Awareness week is upon us, and we have some great events that are open to anyone.

MONDAY OCT. 12TH – FRIDAY OCT. 16th
AAP Display in Campbell Hall

TUESDAY OCT. 13TH
University Committee on Disability
Open Forum and Resource Fair
Wilson plaza 1 – 3 P.M.

Wheel Chair Basketball
Collins Court 4 – 7 P.M.

When I Walk – Movie Night
Special Apperance by Blake Leeper
Covel Commons, Carnesale Hermosa Room 6:45 – 8:45 P.M.

THURSDAY OCT. 15TH
AXIS Dance – Open Class
Kaufman Hall 10 A.M.

FRIDAY OCT. 16TH
ABC’ s of ASL
Location to be determined 12 P.M.

More information will be posted as available.

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UCOD Meeting 1/13/2015 CANCELLED

Happy New Year! The January meeting is being cancelled and agenda items will be addressed in the February meeting.

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Disability Awareness Week 2014 @ UCLA

It’s Disability & Awareness Week at UCLA, and Monday, October 6 through Friday October 10th, 2014.  There are events occurring and booths with information about dsiability services located around campus.  Full schedule behind the link.

Monday, October 6 – Friday October 10

OSD – Students only
Office for Students with Disabilities

Throughout the week students are encouraged to come to the office and speak to the staff regarding services provide through the office. Our services are designed to meet the unique educational needs of regularly enrolled UCLA students with documented permanent and temporary disabilities. The philosophy and mission of the program is to encourage independence, assist students in realizing their academic potential, and to facilitate the elimination of programmatic and attitudinal barriers.

Tuesday, October 7

UCOD
Brown Bag Lunch – Discussing Abilities vs Disabilities & Awareness
12:30pm-2pm, 1224 Campbell Hall – 1st floor

Attend a lunch meeting with the Chair of the University Committee on Disability (UCOD), which is comprised of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the UCLA Community. Today’s topic is to develop awareness of disabilities, “what to say” and “not say” and an opportunity to share ideas and give recommendation for the committee to explore and recommend improvements/ or services.

Thursday 9

Disability Resource Information

University Committee on Disability (UCOD)
Bruin Walk!

Friday, October 10th

Special Olympics World Games – Recruitment
Volunteers Needed!

12:00 – 1:00pm
Bruin Walk! Be a volunteer for The World Games – Special Olympics

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Event: Impasse: Authoring Marginalized Bodies/Rethinking Integrated Dance

Spring 2014 lecture Series: Impasse: Authoring Marginalized Bodies/Rethinking “Integrated” Dance

By Catherine Long and Doran George

Monday, April 28th, 6:30PM,
Kaufman Hall Room 200

Impasse is the reformula.on for dancer Catherine Long of the
mul.media solo Stalemate originally choreographed and performed by
Doran George in 2009. By exploring how the movement component of
the work manifests on their bodies, George and Long deconstruct the
binary of capacity and incapacity that powerfully informs concert dance.
Impasse explores performa.ve and theore.cal implica.ons of how
bodies generally and Long and George specifically are configured
differently within ideas of dis/ability.

The performance will be followed by a talk with both arists.

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