Disability is one facet of diversity that is being discussed during OSU’s annual Martin Luther King Jr celebration. There are two events that focus specifically on disability and disability rights issues.
The Social Construction of Disability
When: January 15th, from 2:30-4:00
Location: Kerr A202
Presenter: Tay McEdwards from Disability Access Services
How is the disability rights movement tied to Dr. King and his ideals? Come find out.
Sound and Fury (film and discussion)
When: January 18th 12:00-2:00 Kerr A202
This is the touching story of two deaf children torn between the “hearing” and “deaf” worlds.
Dr. King knew that there are in fact special people in our society that require special and advanced protections against oppression, abuse and sadisitc treatment: Witness here what is going on behind closed doors to our disabled in this country and why there is an urgent need to stop this horrifc abuse: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybiFEVTzGBU