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Disability Awareness Day 2012

Disability Awareness Day 2012

Disability Awareness Day Committee

Friday, October 12, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

San Jose, CA

Disability Awareness Day 2012

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
For Profit Vendor Booth Ended $220.00 $0.00
Nonprofit Vendor Booth Ended $55.00 $0.00
Workshop, 9-9:45 am: iPad Presentation
Learn how iPads can be a dynamic and cost-effective tool for children and adults with special needs, mainly geared towards the autism spectrum.
Ended $0.00 $0.00
Workshop, 9-9:45 am: Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income for 2012
Get the latest updates on applying for, and appealing denials of, Social Security (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits.
Ended $0.00 $0.00
Workshop, 9-9:45 am: Making Sense of iWorld
This is an introductory workshop on iDevices, focusing on their built-in features. Apps for communication, reading, writing and organization will be demonstrated.
Ended $0.00 $0.00
Workshop, 10-10:45 am: WorldWeDream Story Writing Workshop
Come and take part in the workshop in which you will leave with a changed mindset and alter the way others view people with disabilities.
Ended $0.00 $0.00
Workshop, 10-10:45 am: Can You Ever Retire with a Special Needs Child?
Not having enough money for retirement is the #1 financial concern of Americans, according to the Gallup 2011 annual survey. Special needs parent have the additional worry of their child’s financial future. With proper planning, we can take some of the fear and uncertainty out of your family finances.
Ended $0.00 $0.00
Workshop, 10-10:45 am: Limited Conservatorship: Protecting Loved Ones with Developmental Disabilities
Learn everything you need to know about limited conservatorships: When are they appropriate? What powers can you request? Are there alternatives? When should we start the process? Can I do it myself?
Ended $0.00 $0.00
Panel Discussion, 11-11:45 am: Mental Health Matters
Please contact us at (408) 286-4010 ext 516 if you have any special needs such as Wheelchair access or translation
Ended $0.00 $0.00
Lunch Voucher
Seven gormet catering trucks will be on site providing food for Disability Awareness Day. You can purchase your meal ticket now or pay cash at the trucks.
Ended $7.50 $0.00

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Event Details

 

5th Annual

Disability Awareness Day

 

Celebrating diversity, awareness and

empowerment for persons with differing abilities

 

Friday, October 12, 2012

San José City Hall Rotunda and Plaza

200 East Santa Clara Street, San José, CA

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

Register Early for Vendor Booths and Workshops, Space is Limited!

(Once registered, you will be entered in a drawing for door prizes and will receive a complimentary bag)

 

This years Theme:

ACTION!

 

The mission of the Disability Awareness Day event is to build an integrated community by empowering people with differing abilities to overcome barriers through access to resources, education and employment opportunities and increasing appreciation of people with differing abilities by showcasing their talents and gifts

 

v  Free Workshops

v  Live Music and Entertainment

v  Demonstrations

v  Art Displays

v  Resource Fair

v  Games and Activities

 

 Catering Trucks with Great Foods to Choose From!

 

Event Schedule: 

9:00am - 12:00 pm

FREE WORKSHOPS

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

FESTIVITIES AND RESOURCE FAIR - (Live music, entertainment and sports demonstrations by people with disabilities)

12:00 pm -  12:15 pm

OPENING REMARKS

12:15 pm – 2:00 pm

FESTIVITIES AND RESOURCE FAIR, cont.

 

Have you wanted to try wheelchair basketball? This is your chance! Join us for this FREE event. Paralympic coaches and athletes will guide you through this exciting experience.

 

For more information please email: DAD@sjdistrict1.com or call: (408) 535-4901

 

 

 

 

 

Have questions about Disability Awareness Day 2012? Contact Disability Awareness Day Committee

When & Where



San Jose City Hall
200 East Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Friday, October 12, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM


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Disability Awareness Day Committee

The mission of the Disability Awareness Day event is to build an integrated community by empowering people with differing abilities to overcome barriers through access to resources, education and employment opportunities and increasing appreciation of people with differing abilities by showcasing their talents and gifts

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