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World Sight Day 2012 /Education for the Sighted

Student Disability Services

Event Detail
Date: Thursday, October 11th
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Description:

World Sight Day 2012 / Education for the Sighted:
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Teaching Academy (TA) 130

WSD 2012 Program Agenda

10:00 AM to 10:45 - Sight Ed 101 - A UCF faculty member will present a classroom lecture simulation demonstrating how inaccessibility “feels” to students who may not see well or not at all.

Intermission/Break

11:00 – 12:00 – Knights Panel & Lighthouse Central Florida – Meet a panel of Knights who will share their challenges and accomplishments each day living with little or no sight.
Here’s an opportunity to meet a diverse group of people with different perspectives on life as only they know it. Meet members of Lighthouse Central Florida and learn tips about how to assist.

Intermission/Break

12:15 – 2:00 – Film Going Blind, by Joseph Lovett. This is a must see film! Film is accessible with subtitles/captioning and audio description.

Other:
--Captioning and sign language interpreters services will be arranged by SDS.
--Information about World Sight Day and White Cane Day (flyers, giveaways, etc.) will be distributed on Wednesday October 10, 2012 outside the Student Union.
--Lighthouse Central Florida will join us

Location:
Teaching Academy
Contact:
Student Disability Services
(407) 823-2371

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