A collage of three images: Students working in the library, a student in a wheelchair in academic regalia receiving her diploma at graduation, and a student and advisor working together.

Disability Awareness Month @ UWM

October 2010


Wednesday, October 6, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

2010 UWM Benefits & Wellness Fair
UWM Union Wisconsin Room

This event will feature health insurance companies, tax sheltered annuity vendors, wellness advocates, safety awareness providers, and UWM Human Resources Staff answering all of your unanswered questions regarding UWM benefits. There will be a number of specialized break-out sessions/seminars held throughout the Fair. Registration is required for these sessions. Please visit UWM's Human Resources page, http://www4.uwm.edu/hr for more information and to register.

Wednesday, October 6, 7:00 pm
Integrating Disability and Body Change into Multimedia Dance Performance: A Personal Account
UWM Union Fireside Lounge

This event features co-directors James Cunningham and Suzon Fuks of the Australian performance group, Igneous. This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Tuesday. October 19, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
ADA Workshop for Supervisors - Reasonable Accommodations
UWM Union 280

This workshop focuses on supervisor's rights and responsibilities when an employee has asked for a reasonable accommodation. This discussion will examine how to recognize reasonable accommodation requests and how to appropriately handle the interactive process. This event is open to any UWM supervisor. Registration is required for this session, and is available on the Employee Development page, http://mydevelopment.uwm.edu/longview.cfm?eventid=39206.

Wednesday, October 27, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
UWM Employees & ADA - Your Rights & Responsibilities
UWM Union 280

This event will provide basic information to UWM employees about resources available on campus to assist with disability accommodations. This event is open to any UWM employee. Registration is required for this session, and is available on the Employee Development page, http://mydevelopment.uwm.edu/longview.cfm?eventid=39205.