This Saturday, December 3rd, is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. To mark it, TCDSU is running a range of events alongside the TCD Disability Service, Ability Co-Op, and other groups in College.
4.30pm - An Mheitheal, Printing House Square, Trinity disAbility Hub
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6-8pm - An Mheitheal, Printing House Square, Trinity disAbility Hub
The Trinity Ability co_op and TCDSU would like to invite you to the launch of Unique: A Disabled Perspective, an art and poetry exhibition showcasing disabled student voices as part of Disability Week. This event will take place on November 29th at 6-8pm in An Mheitheal in Printing House Square. The exhibition will be launched by Provost Linda Doyle and disability activist Rosaleen McDonagh at 7pm.
4pm - An Mheitheal, Printing House Square, Trinity disAbility Hub
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8pm - Main Hall, Trinity Sports Centre
Join Trinity Sport for an evening of UV Sport (Round Net, Badminton, Table Tennis) in the Main Hall, Sport Centre on November 30th! Simply put, UV Sport is taking traditional games and activities and give them a futuristic treatment to turn everything neon. UV Sports make being active a total sensory and fun experience.
12.30-1pm - Online & In An Mheitheal, Printing House Square, Trinity disAbility Hub
3-4pm - Room 3051, Arts Block and online. Click here for the Zoom Link.
Are you a Public Relations Officer (PRO) for a society? Are you interested in making your personal social media presence more inclusive? Different people learn, and access information most effectively in different manners.
Join the TCDSU Communications & Marketing Officer for a workshop on the basic steps you can take to make information available to people with different access needs. It is important to include people by default. In making your communications more accessible you are not only prioritising the needs and rights of people with disabilities, you are also increasing the size of your audience and contributing to a cultural shift to a more equitable and inclusive society.
11-3pm - Arts Block Stands
Sarah Hughes, the USI Mental Health Programme Manager, will be at the TCDSU Arts Block Stand from 11-3pm to chat to students about the USI #OpenUp campaign. This campaign encourages all students to open up about their mental health – to friends and family, and also to professionals when needed.
2-4pm - Seminar Room, Trinity disAbility Hub
Join the TCD Sign Language Society and TCDSU for an introduction to Irish Sign Language! There will be tea, coffee, and snacks provided.