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Disabilities in Higher Education

An upcoming conference hosted by the SDSU Student Disability Network will discuss the disability experience in higher education.
By Hallie Jacobs

San Diego State University will host a conference that explores the opportunities in education and the professional world for members of the disabled community.

The symposium, "Ableism: The Disability Experience in Higher Education," will focus on the experience of disability culture on a college campus, through a sociocultural perspective. 

Workshops will provide a well-rounded approach to understanding the disability experience in terms of sexuality, parenting, etiquette and communication, social equality and history.

The workshops will be presented by faculty, staff, teachers, students and members of the disability community.

Event details

The event is free and open to the public and will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 20 at the Aztec Mesa. Check in for the event begins at 8:30 a.m.

Interested participants are encouraged to sign up for workshops ahead of time on the Student Ability Network website

For more information, contact the Student Ability Network.