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Wheelchair Basketball

Saturday, Apr 22, 1 pm
Assumption College

Cosponsored event with Grier Strong and ADAPT at Assumption College. The New England Blazers will be playing WPI and Assumption in wheelchair basketball. The event is completely free!!

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BDW Guest Speaker Neil Hilborn

Thursday, Apr 13, 8 pm
SL 115

Neil is our BDW guest speaker this year and will be coming to speak about his difficulties with OCD and share his poetry with us. 

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Beyond Disabilities Week

Apr 10 - Apr 14

Join ACCESS in the 4th annual BDW! This year's theme is Overcoming Obstacles! Participate in our events week long for the chance to win a tshirt!



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Michael Volk commented on the event Team Hoyt

Team Hoyt

Tuesday, Apr 19, 5 pm
SL 115

Team Hoyt is a father/son team, made up of Rick and Dick, that competes in marathons and triathlons. Rick was born a spastic quadriplegic, but his mind and spirit remained strong. Dick, his father, travels the country doing corporate and community presentations, educating the public about disability awareness and promoting the Team Hoyt motto, “Yes You Can”.  

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Michael Volk

It was an honor to be in the Marlboro Triathlon with you guys in 2010.

First ACCESS General Body Meeting

Wednesday, Sep 16, 5 pm

FREE PIZZA! Come hear about ACCESS & our events for the term!

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Views from Our Shoes

Friday, Mar 27, 4 pm
SL 115

As part of ACCESS' Beyond Disabilities Week, Views from Our Shoes is an open forum event during which WPI students open up about their experiences with disabilities. Food is provided! Come support your peers and hear their stories!

This event does not require an RSVP.

ACCESS Food for Thought

Friday, Mar 27, 12 pm
CC Hagglund

 As part of ACCESS' Beyond Disabilities Week, this presentation will showcase some examples of the project work happening at WPI which includes elements of accessibility and inclusive design. From courses, programs and events to physical space and products, Kate Beverage (ATC) and Aaron Ferguson (ODS) will explain how we can all design for inclusion and accessibility from the start

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Free Wheelchair Mission Presentation

Thursday, Mar 26, 4 pm
Olin 107

As part of ACCESS' Beyond Disabilities Week 2015, the Free Wheelchair Mission is coming to campus to explain their new, low-cost wheelchair designs that are being donated and used throughout the world. The presentation will also include a brief demonstration on how quickly and easily the wheelchair is assembled. 

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ACCESS' Social Media Shirt Giveaway

Wednesday, Mar 25, 10 am
Campus Center

As part of Beyond Disabilities Week 2015, ACCESS is putting on a social media shirt giveaway which includes a social media scavenger hunt in exchange for free custom Johnny Cupcakes t-shirts!

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Apple Presentation

Tuesday, Mar 24, 10 am
Odeum A

As part of ACCESS' Beyond Disabilities Week 2015, Apple is coming to campus as the Keynote Speaker in order to discuss and demonstrate Apple's accessibility features and universal design!

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ACCESS Accessibility Trivia

Monday, Mar 23, 11 am
Campus Center

ACCESS is kicking off Beyond Disabilities Week 2015 by hosting Accessibility Trivia in the Campus Center and giving away free candy, stickers, buttons, and custom t-shirts to participants!

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ACCESS 1st General Body Meeting

Wednesday, Oct 1, 7 pm
SL 402

Join ACCESS in it's first general body meeting. Make a difference...ACCESS, advocating for students with disabilities.

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