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UNI to host disability awareness summit

October 4, 2012
Contact: 

Ashley Brickley, coordinator, student disability services, 319-273-2677, ashley.brickley@uni.edu

Therese Callaghan, employee disability and leave coordinator, human resource services, 319-273-6164, therese.callaghan@uni.edu

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the Iowa Regents Institutions Disability Awareness Summit from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Commons on the UNI campus. The event will promote inclusiveness with a focus on accessible and assistive technology for people with disabilities.

The keynote speaker for the event is Timothy Creagan, a senior accessibility specialist from the United States Access Board. Creagan is a nationally recognized expert on accessible electronic and information technology, and will speak on disability rights and more accessible technology.

To register for the summit, visit www.uni.edu/resources/disability-awareness-summit-2012. For additional information, contact Therese Callaghan, employee disability and leave coordinator for UNI's human resource services, at 319-273-6164 or therese.callaghan@uni.edu.