Join us for a month-long celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and it impacts advancing access at the University of Florida.
- Learn About the History of the ADA
- Connect with our Team
- Join Our Listserv
- Engage with us at an event
Webinar: Navigating Employee Accommodations
July 14, 2020, from 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ever wondered how to navigate employee ADA accommodations at UF? Then join us for this 1-hour webinar and learn how the accommodations process at UF works from one of our Deputy ADA Coordinators.
Commemorative Event: Advancing Access at UF - 30 Years of the ADA and Disability Inclusion
July 27, 2020, from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The American’s with Disabilities Act has created opportunities for equitable participation for people with disabilities over the last 30 years. The impact of the ADA at UF has been a catalyst to enhance the success of students, faculty, and staff with disabilities by ensuring an accessible environment in which to learn and work.
The Office for Accessibility and Gender Equity and the Disability Resource Center invites you to join us as we reflect on our past and celebrate advancements in access. Exploring the ways that UF has been a leader; cultivating a culture of disability inclusion within the Gator nation.
Disability Resource Center Events
Disability Allyship Program Faculty/Staff Training
Join the Disability Resource Center's DAP: Disability Allyship Program. The DRC aims to address barriers and facilitate an inclusive experience for UF students with disabilities. While some physical barriers are more easily identified, the most difficult barriers to address are attitudinal and deeply held beliefs. This training will help participants gain an understanding on how society shapes our ideas and beliefs about disability and how we can challenge deficit thinking.
Thursday, July 9th, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM - Register Here
Wednesday, July 29th, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM - Register Here
Disability Liberation Online Art Gallery
The DRC invites UF students, staff, and faculty to show your disability art! To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the ADA, celebrate disability activism, and to increase the visibility of disability communities, the DRC presents our annual "Disability Liberation” Online Art Gallery. Artist work will be featured on the DRC website and social media platforms from July 31, 2020, through December 2020. Deadline for submissions: July 13th, 2020.
Career Connections Center Nexus Podcast
The Career Connections Center invites you to sit down with your host, Keira as she chats with fellow career coaches and friends of the C3 on the intersection of career and ability, in two special episodes commemorating the anniversary of the ADA.
Season 2: Episode 9 - Discussing Barriers
Join Keira in the first episode of the second season of Nexus as she celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act. She and her guest discuss the different barriers that people with disabilities face in the workplace and the importance of having inclusive conversations between coworkers.
Season 2: Episode 10 - Finding Hope
Join Keira in this new episode Nexus as she welcomes the first student guest, Robyn Clarke, a Disability Ambassador for the UF Disability Resource Center. Robyn and Keira discuss inclusive practices at UF and in the workplace while they continue to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act.