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  _REVITALIZING DEAF AND DISABILITY MONTH_

A group of individuals has come together to explore the possibility of 
revitalizing an important and wonderfully informative set of activities 
that honor Deaf and Disability issues.  This effort was previously known 
as Deaf and Disability Awareness Month during ten consecutive Octobers 
from approximately 1997 to 2007.

Meetings will be held from October through the end of the semester to 
discuss this project. If you have ideas for events, activities,  
presenters, topics,organizational/design/marketing or funding efforts, 
etc., please contact [log in to unmask] for meeting 
dates/times/locations.

_AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:_


Attached you will find nomination forms for the Standing Committee 
onDisabilities scholarship for registration for the conference, which is 
for Graduate students and new professionals. You also will find attached a
nomination form for the Standing Committee's awards honoring people who 
are celebrating and advancing Adaptability and the disability community 
in higher education. All nominations are due at 12:00am CST December 1st.

Please send your nominations to me at [log in to unmask] If you have any 
questions either e-mail or call me at 214-768-4412.

Yours,

Val Erwin
Program Advisor
Women's Center for Gender and Pride Initiatives
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas 75275-0172
P - 214-768-4412
F - 214-768-3475

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