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Orientation for Students with Disabilities -Thursday 11th September 2014

Orientation For Students With Disabilities 2014

 

 

Recent Events

Basic Sign Language Graduation 2014

A graduation ceremony for the Basic Sign Language Class, which was conducted by SLDD from January - May 2014 under the auspices of the Human Resources Division was held at School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Eric Williams Sciences Complex, Mount Hope on Thursday 12th June, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The SLDD along with the School of Dentistry wishes to thank all who were present to share in this auspicious moment with them.

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities Nov-Dec 2013

In commemoration of the United Nations International Day for Persons with Disabilities 2013, the Student Life and Development Department hosted a Public Lecture on Thursday 28th November at the Noor Hassanali Auditorium, Faculty of Law. Speakers and presenters included Ms. Jacqueline Huggins, Coordinator, Student Life and Development Department, Professor Rhoda Reddock, Deputy Campus Principal, Mr. Richard Saunders, Campus Registrar and Professor Rose-Marie Antoine, Dean, Faculty of Law.

Under the distinguished patronage of their Excellencies, the Honourable Anthony Carmona and Mrs. Reema Carmona, the feature speaker was The Honourable Senator Kerryann Ifill, President of the Senate, Barbados. Senator Ifill focused her speech on International Day for Persons with Disabilities 2013 theme "Break barriers, open doors: for an inclusive society for all". She stressed the importance for society to understand that it is not the disability that is the issue but rather the accommodations that need to be put in place to ensure equality for all.

Also in attendance was The Honourable Wade Mark, MP; leaders of local NGO's, members of the Campus along with various members of the public.

The Unit also hosted an Open House on Tuesday 3rd December which provided relevant information on the issues of disability with emphasis on the work of SLDD.

The staff of SLDD would like to thank all of our sponsors and volunteers who contributed in making our event a success.

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Basic Sign Language Graduation 2013

The graduation ceremony for the Basic Sign Language Class, which was conducted by SLDD from March – July, 2013 under the auspices of the Human Resources Division was held at the Faculty of Social Sciences Lounge on Monday 23rd September, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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UWI Life and Guild Fest 2013

SLDD recently participated in these two events in order to inform the student population of what services we offer to them.

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Mobility Training

The Student Life and Development Department (SLDD), in collaboration with Persons Associated with Visual Impairment (PAVI) has launced its Mobility Training Program. The training commenced on 22nd August,2013 with Fulbright Scholar, Ms. Alexandra Futty whereby the Rehabilitation Officer has taken her aound campus to key areas where she will be frequenting.

 

Basic Sign Language Course 2013

A course in Sign Language commenced at the UWI, St. Augustine Campus from Tuesday 29th January, 2013. This course ran till the 30th July, 2013 and participants included staff memebers form Bursary (Student Section), SLDD and Office of the Deputy Principal. It was taught by Ms. Nadine Ellis under the auspices of the Human Resources Department

 

 

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