Middle Georgia State Hosts “The Ability Exhibit”

Author: News Bureau
Posted: Monday, September 19, 2016 7:40 PM
Categories: Pressroom | School of Education and Behavioral Sciences | School of Education


Macon, GA

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In observance of Disability Employment Awareness Month, Middle Georgia State University's School of Education is hosting "The Ability Exhibit," and a series of events promoting inclusion, from October 3-5.

These events are free and open to the public. Here is the schedule:

October 3-5

10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., The Ability Exhibit (created and organized by Saint Louis University), Macon Campus, Education Building, second floor atrium.

Monday, Oct. 3

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.: Short film screening of the HBO documentary "I Can't Do This But I Can Do That," followed by discussion - Cochran Campus, Walker Hall, room 302.

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.: Short film screening of the HBO documentary "I Can't Do This But I Can Do That," followed by discussion, Dublin Campus, room 217.

10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ability Exhibit, Macon Campus, Education Building, second floor atrium.

Tuesday, October 4

10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ability Exhibit, Macon Campus, Education Building, second floor atrium.

4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Vendor Exhibit, Macon Campus, The Education Building, 2nd Floor Atrium, Providing information and resources available for people with disabilities. Participating vendors include Georgia Academy for the Blind, Developing Minds, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, River Edge Behavioral Health Center, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.: Community Awareness Panel examining stereotypes and misconceptions about people with disabilities, Macon Campus, The Education Building, room 389.

Wednesday, October 5

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.: Short film screening of the HBO documentary "I Can't Do This But I Can Do That," followed by discussion, Warner Robins Campus, Thomas Hall, room 110.

10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ability Exhibit, Macon Campus, Education Building, second floor atrium.

For more information, visit www.mga.edu/education/ability-exhibit or contact Dr. Loleta Sartin at (478) 757-2667 or loleta.sartin@mga.edu or Dr. Wendy Pooler at wendy.pooler@mga.edu or 478-960-4831. Campus maps and directions are at www.mga.edu/about/maps.