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Power of Disability 2022
20th January - 21st January
Virtual conference led by and aimed at students with disabilities
AHEAD and the Union of Students in Ireland are happy to present the Power of Disability Conference 2022, taking place January 20th and 21st.
This two day event will include discussions, presentations and feedback sessions encouraging students with disabilities to be leaders on their own campuses and provide information for students and Students’ Union officers on the issues facing students with disabilities.
Day 1 of the conference will focus on education. This day will have sessions sharing what it’s like to be a postgraduate student with a disability, workshops on disclosing a disability and an interactive session looking at Universal Design for Learning.
Day 2 of the event focuses on empowerment and constructive advocacy. This day is completely student led with all speakers being current students with disabilities.
Registration is free to attend, but registration is limited so you must book a spot in advance.
When: January 20th and 21st 2pm-5pm
Where: Online (Zoom)
For: Students with disabilities (all levels – undergraduate, postgraduate, FET)
Accessibility: Live captioning will be available on both days of the conference, please indicate any access requirements when registering.