Dear colleagues, On behalf of Dr. Sherwood Smith, I would like to let everyone know about the "Introduction to Social Justice Models of Disability" NCORE Webinar that will be broadcasted: Wednesday, October 31st | 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Allen House, 104 French Family Classroom Presenter: Julie Alexander, access consultant at Purdue University UVM Classroom Facilitator: Amber Fulcher, ADA coordinator Overall Objective: Social justice models of disabilities define a disability as the result of the interaction between a person with an impairment and an environment that creates a barrier for that individual. Social justice models differ from medical models in that it places more emphasis on social factors and environmental design. This session will highlight societal attitudes towards people with disabilities through a discussion on media representation, messaging, microaggressions and explore how higher education institutions can be more inclusive to people with disabilities. Target Audience: All staff and faculty Level of Instruction: Intermediate Please follow these steps to enroll: - Log in to PeopleSoft Human Resources at www.uvm.edu/~erp/portal/ - Go to Main Menu > Self Service > Learning and Development > Request Training Enrollment - Click Search by Course Number - Enter CCP013 and click Search - Click View Available Sessions - Click on the Session Number for the date you wish to attend - Click Continue, Submit, Yes until you reach the "Save Confirmation" page You will receive a confirmation email with the subject line, "Request submitted" Cancellations must be processed through Professional Development & Training at 802-656-5800. Have a nice day, Masha Shelukha Pronouns: She/Her Administrative Assistant to Dr. Sherwood Smith Center for Cultural Pluralism Phone 802.656.9511 | [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> | www.uvm.edu/hrdma<http://www.uvm.edu/hrs> | Feedback or Suggestions?<mailto:[log in to unmask]> Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs ________________________________ The University of Vermont, Center for Cultural Pluralism, Allen House, 461 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05405 ________________________________ This e-mail message is intended solely for the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential, proprietary and/or privileged material. Any review, re-transmission, dissemination or other use of this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please contact the sender and delete the material from your computer.