Archive for September, 2016
The University of Rhode Island began its popular 2016 Honors Colloquium discussion series on September 20th at 7:00pm in the Edwards Auditorium at the URI Kingston Campus. The topic of the nine lecture series is ” Inequality and the American Dream “. The lectures are open to the public and continue each Tuesday through November 29th. […]
The 46th annual National Federation of the Blind of Rhode Island Convention will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel , 2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI on October 14th and 15th. On the 14th, the free Assistive Technology Fair runs from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. On Saturday, there is a full day of meetings, presentations and conversations […]
The Fall 2016 edition of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region I Disability Integration Newsletter offers resources for planning and responding to adverse weather and other emergency situations. FEMA is committed to ensuring inclusive and accessible emergency management programs and services. The Newsletter is online.
The Ocean State Center for Independent Living is holding an IL Conference on September 15th from 8:00am to 2:00pm at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI. The workshops include “iPhone Solutions for increased independence”, “Laugh Yoga”, and “Exploring IL Options in Rhode Island”. The keynote speaker is John Moon from the National Education for Assistance […]
The Boston Abilities Expo will have more than 150 exhibitors demonstrating new products designed to increase independence for people with disabilities. The Expo is free to attend and held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. If you want more information or wish to register. You may also call David Korse (310) 405-1317 to register.