Public Outreach - UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2019

Event Date(s): 03/12/2019

Location: Two locations: Valpark Shopping Plaza and front of the SLDD’s office


The Student Life and Development Department, Division of Student Services and Development invites the Campus Community to a public outreach event, in the form of an informational booth, to commemorate United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2019, in collaboration with groups of and for persons with disabilities. 

The aim is to bring awareness by promoting an understanding of disability issues and mobilizing support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities and highlighting the work of Non-Governmental Organisations working in the field.  Organisations that have partnered with the DSSD include the Autistic Society of Trinidad and Tobago (ASTT), Persons Associated with Visual Impairment (PAVI) and the Diagnostic Research Educational and Therapeutic Centre for the Hearing Impaired (Trinidad and Tobago) DRETCHI.

 The event will be held on Tuesday 3rd December, 2019, from 10am – 1pm at the Valpark Shopping Plaza.

 Additionally, there will be an information booth at the front of the SLDD’s office from 10am – 1pm






Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student | Alumni |