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Inclusion is within Everyone's Ability

Marist College 5th Annual DisAbility Awareness Week

Monday, October 19 - Friday, October 23, 2020


Fall 2020 Events                           Books, eBooks, & DVDs                          Online ResourcesRainbow silhouettes of various people.


Disability Awareness Week Kickoff

Monday, October 19 Virtually on myMarist and through E-mail

Information will be sent out to students, staff members, and faculty members about useful assistive technology applications, as well as about our student, faculty, and staff iLearn sites. Learn about our mission and the services we provide.

Chef’s Table in the Dining Hall – Valley Café: Eating to Gain Focus and Concentration

Tuesday, October 20, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM in the Dining Hall

Enjoy a healthy lunch that will improve one’s focus and concentration. As you dine, learn about the foods that will improve focus and concentration, especially, for people who have been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. This event is sponsored by OAA and Sodexo.

Mindful Meal Prepping to Improve Focus and Concentration

Wednesday, October 21, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Virtual Program through WebEx

This informative and interactive workshop will be sponsored by OAA, the Senior Year Experience, and Sodexo. Participants will learn how to prepare meals that will improve one’s focus and concentration for life in and after college.

Movie Night and Discussion Sponsored by OAA and Housing

Thursday, October 22, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Virtual Program through WebEx

The documentary, So Much So Fast, is about the remarkable events set in motion when Stephen Heywood discovers he has ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and his brother Jamie becomes obsessed with finding a cure.

Information about disability laws and the history of disability rights in the United States will be on Instagram (dapi.marist). Members of Delta Alpha Pi will be posting throughout the week. The lights on the Mid-Hudson Bridge will be lit blue for the entire week in honor of Disability Awareness Week. For more information, call OAA at 845-575-3274

Books, eBooks & DVDs

Online Resources