ODEPD: Step Into My World

On October 17, 2017, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Protected Disclosure hosts film director Nicola Di Capua for a screening of his 8-minute documentary which challenges a hearing person to work in a non-hearing world. The director will give a short presentation following the film and take your questions. Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is required. Refer to the poster for more information.

TOM:CSC Info Session

On September 29, 2017, the Calgary chapter of Tikkun Olam Makers – an organization focused on building devices to solve challenges for people (especially students) living with disabilities – is holding an information session.

Consult the poster for additional details.

Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship, deadline August 31, 2017

The Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship is awarded each year to a Deaf or Hard of Hearing person who will attend an academic or training program at a qualified institution. In 2016, two awards totalling $10,000 were provided, but number and value of awards may vary.

Priority is given to individuals who demonstrate involvement in Deaf and Hard of Hearing organizations, school or community leadership, commitment to and diligence in studies, and likelihood the program of study will lead to employment or further educational opportunities.

Additional information on eligibility and the application process is available on the scholarship website. The deadline to apply is August 31, 2017.

Women’s Resource Centre Peer Helper Positions

The Women’s Resource Centre is now recruiting Peer Helpers for the Fall 2017 semester. There are a number of positions available, including with the Community Outreach and Peer Support Team, the Events and Education Team, and the Male Allyship Team.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, September 12, 2017. 

Consult the WRC for more information.

Society for Treatment of Autism – Summer Post-Secondary Preparation Program

This summer, The Society for Treatment of Autism is holding a comprehensive Post-Secondary Preparation program.

Dates: August 22 – September 1 (Tuesday – Friday) 1:00 – 3:30 pm
Location: The Ability Hub

This program covers the following topics:

  • Knowing Yourself
  • Decision Making
  • Disclosure and Self Advocacy
  • Career Planning
  • Demystifying the Application Process
  • Independent Living and Budgeting
  • Financial Planning and Assistance
  • Balancing Responsibility
  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Dealing with Conflict

For additional information on eligibility criteria and how to sign up, please visit the Ability Hub.

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