ADA 2020 MICHIGAN: Thirty years from Disability Rights to Disability Justice

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These are all virtual events. Closed captioning and ASL interpretation will be available for all. Audio description will be added for primarily visual events. There is no cost to participate. But you will need to register at Eventbrite to get a password. An easy pass is available that will give you daily updates and passwords (for the cost of a T-shirt plus shipping). Event titles will all be Eventbrite links eventually.

Week 2

August 2
2:00 PM Film – Intelligent Lives
Talk back led by Micah Fialka-Feldman and his family.
August 3
2:00 PM  Save the Last Dance for me : theLivedExperenceofDisabilitythruMusic
Anthony Tusler.
August 4
2:00 PM Create a Mural with Daniel  Cascardo.
Want to be part of an exciting collective art project? Join Daniel Cascardo, mural artist, for an engaging dive into his whimsical, brightly colored symbolic art featuring fantastic creatures and uninhibited imagination. He will introduce to you his mural art, his method, and begin a project with you.

Download a section of an art to alter, color and make your own. Send your finished work back by August 6th  via email. It will be combined with others’ work to form a community mural. Then join us to see the BIG REVEAL August 11th at 2:00. 
August 5
2:00 PM ADA Title 1: Managing Your Health Condition thru Workplace Accommodations
Learn to ask for the right accommodation that meet your unique needs. Sheryl Ellis is the author of Making It Work: Managing Your Health Condition Through ADA Workplace Accommodations 

August 6
11:00 AM -12:30 PM Danceability
DanceAbility movement improvisation can be high-energy or slow and gentle, so come as you are. This class is for people with and without disabilities, with and without formal dance training, to collaborate and create dynamic dance together. Led by Cara Graninger provided by Detroit Disability Power. Request class link from Cara. ASL only provided by request. Continues until August 20.

2:00 PM Rising Strong: Tools to Raise a Proud, Strong Person with a Disability 
Grounded in years of experience working as a career counselor at UC Berkeley, working primarily with students with disabilities, Meriah distills and presents best practices for parents of kids with disabilities. 

This workshop will give you the tools you need to help empower your child/adult with a disability and help you help them to discover the proud, empowered person that they are. 

7:00 PM Panel Discussion: Disability Activism and Parents of Children with Disabilities
Disability rights organizations often cast parents as adversaries: overprotective and clueless about how to best advocate for their children’s rights in a society that marginalizes the disabled. Pamela Block, Allison Carey, and Richard Scotch.
August 7
2:00 PM Service Animals – Navigating Access to Work, Education, Healthcare, Housing, Transportation, Public and Private Services
Identify the differences between what a service animal is, as defined by the law and others (companion, emotional support). Amy Maes, Oakland Macomb Disability Network.
August 8
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Virtual Dance with DJ Nakia

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