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November 2017

  • 11-7 The Policies and Procedures Checklist (for Accommodations)

    Tuesday, November 7, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Sponsored by the Disability Resources and Services.

    The event is free. Space is limited. RSVP required. RSVP/Contact: Aaron Spector,

    Speaker: Nationally-recognized legal expert, Salome Heyward.

    The first thing that the administrators are expected to be able to produce when a complaint is filed is the policies and procedures adopted and implemented in the relevant area(s). The key or necessary elements of acceptable policies and procedures have been identified in a number of significant compliance areas. Topics that will be discussed include: Acceptable Policies and Procedures, Documentation Standards, The Accommodation Process, Disciplinary Procedure, Complaints and Grievances.

  • 11-8 The Power of Stories: Building a Narrative Medicine Program at Temple's Hospital & Medical School

    Wednesday, November 8, 10 AM - 11:30 AM
    LOCATION: Temple Contemporary Gallery at Tyler School of the Arts

    Open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.


    Speaker: Michael Vitez, Director of Narrative Medicine, Temple University

    Narrative Medicine is an emerging field. A central premise is that doctors can't provide the best care, and won't feel the most fulfillment, unless they know their patients' stories. For more information on Narrative medicine at Temple:

  • 11-14 Summit on Elder Emergency Readiness

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    9:30 AM – 12 Noon (Check in begins 8:30 AM)
    The Underground, 1755 North 13th Street, Lower Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19122

    Discussion led by Carolyn P. Phillips, Director and Principal Investigator of Tools for Life, Georgia's Assistive Technology (AT) Act Program at Georgia Tech | AMAC.

    Sponsored by the Institute on Disabilities.

    Event is free and open to faculty, staff, students, and members of the community. Registration Required.

December 2017

  • 12-1 Assistive Technology Expo

    Friday, December 1st, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Howard Gittis Student Center, Lower Lobby (outside the bookstore)

    Open to students, faculty and staff.

    Sponsored by: College of Public Health, Department of Rehab Science, Therapeutic Recreation Program, and the students in THRC 2203 Assistive Technology in Recreation class, with Professor Ann Dolloff. For more information, contact Ann at

    Great opportunity for extra credit for classes!

March 2018

Institute on Disabilities at Temple University
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service