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. https://facstaff-marist.webex.com/facstaffmarist/j.php?MTID=m54a08457985b6b94bb3bd9ccc624755b
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. https://westcityfilms.com/smsf/ https://facstaff-marist.webex.com/facstaffmarist/j.php?MTID=m974d61f0ed80ba58fbf672bc5c5fa6af
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