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IDDP 2014 - Dis-Ability Manchester: Breaking Barriers & Celebrating Ability

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and The University of Manchester (UoM)

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 from 12:30 to 16:00 (GMT)

IDDP 2014 - Dis-Ability Manchester: Breaking Barriers...

Ticket Information

Type Remaining End Quantity
IDDP 2014 General Admission (Exhibition & Speeches)
12:30 - 16:00, GM Atrium : Entry to the exhibition stalls and to the opening and closing speeches only. To participate in the workshops (one in each block), please book separate tickets below. Please email equalities@mmu.ac.uk with any specific access requirements or other queries you may have. Thank you.
32 Tickets Ended Free  
1st BLOCK: Workshop 1: Disability in the 21st Century: Progress?
13:30 - 14:30, GM Room 227 : Take a gentle stroll through the UK disability landscape and reflect upon the way things were, the way things are and the way things could be. Marina Matosic will lead this workshop.
Sold Out Ended Free  
1st BLOCK: Workshop 2: Disability in Employment - Access to Work (ATW) Scheme
13:30 - 14:30, GM Room 225 : Gain practical advice of the support available from ATW and learn about creative ideas for providing support, particularly for individuals with hidden impairments. Margaret Tullett will lead this workshop.
4 Tickets Ended Free  
1st BLOCK: Workshop 3: Adaptive Technology Demo by Remtek Systems Ltd. (Repeated in Workshop 4)
13:30 - 14:30, GM Room 235 : How can the latest software help you to achieve your best in your studies/work, while improving your independence, control and wellbeing? This demo session aims to answer this very question. Colleagues from Remtek Systems Ltd will lead this workshop (which will be repeated as IDDP Workshop 4).
24 Tickets Ended Free  
2nd BLOCK: Workshop 4: Adaptive Technology Demo by Remtek Systems Ltd. (Repeat of Workshop 3)
14:45 - 15:45, GM Room 235 : How can the latest software help you to achieve your best in your studies/work, while improving your independence, control and wellbeing? This demo session aims to answer this very question. Colleagues from Remtek Systems Ltd will lead this workshop (which is a repeat of IDDP Workshop 3).
14 Tickets Ended Free  
2nd BLOCK: Workshop 5: Disability Dash Game
14:45 - 15:45, GM Room 230 : To creatively look at the impact of a range of impairments on the life chances of disabled people – 'Donkey Derby' meets 'Monopoly'! Anna Charles-Jones will lead this workshop.
Sold Out Ended Free  
IDDP 2014 University Challenge Quiz (MMU vs UoM, Staff vs Students)
16:30 - 18:00, The Benzie Building, MMU Art School, Higher Ormond St: Staff and Students from each University will go head to head in a disability quiz battle, before the winning teams commence the final rounds to victory. Amarpreet Kaur (A.K.A. Abs) is leading the organisation of this event.
128 Tickets Ended Free  

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Event Details

Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Manchester

are proud to present:

‘Dis-Ability Manchester: Breaking Barriers and Celebrating Ability’

a joint celebration of the

2014 UN-designated International Day of Disabled People (IDDP)


We aim to make this event as interactive as possible and refreshments will be provided. Ticket numbers are limited due to venue size, so book early to avoid disappointment. If you have any queries about the event, please contact us using the details below especially if you have any specific access needs. Parking is limited so please contact us ASAP.

 

Please ensure that you book a ticket for general admission to this event (which includes the exhibition stalls and the opening and closing speeches) and separate tickets for any of workshops you wish to attend. You may book on one workshop in each block (i.e. Workshop 1, 2 or 3 in the 1st Block, and Workshop 4 or 5 in the 2nd Block). You will also need to book a separate ticket to attend the University Challenge Quiz!


The full programme and further details are available at:

http://nadsn-uk.org/events/03-dec-2014-dis-ability-manchester/

 

Please be aware that a photographer will be present at the event.  If you would prefer not to feature in any photographs please let a member of the events team know.

 

FAQs


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Tel: 0161 247 6494 / 3301

Email: equalities@mmu.ac.uk or mona.patel@mmu.ac.uk

 

Do I have to bring my printed tickets to the event?

Please bring your tickets with you, in hard copy or electronically on a mobile device, so that we can register you and keep you posted about anything of interest.  It also helps us to ensure that we give priority to those who have booked a place and enables us to adhere to Health & Safety regulations in terms of capacity.


Do you have questions about IDDP 2014 - Dis-Ability Manchester: Breaking Barriers & Celebrating Ability? Contact Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and The University of Manchester (UoM)

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