Disability Awareness Activities

Exploring Neurodiversity

People with a neurodiverse profile can have significant challenges, along with strengths and talents that can increase innovation and productivity of not only a college campus, but our society as a whole. Check out our Exploring Neurodiversity presentation where we discuss the concept of neurodiversity and how to motivate and educate your campus community to successfully support this ever-growing population!

Disclosure and Accommodations: Disability in the Workplace

The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) works in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living, and equality for individuals with disabilities.  Check out our Disclosure and Accommodation:  Disability in the Workplace presentation to learn when you should disclose your disability to your employer.

Disability & Graduate School

Attending graduate school with a disability doesn’t have to be a source of stress or anxiety.  Kelsy Bensky in Career Services shared important information during her presentation to assist you when applying for graduate school.

Understanding Our Experience:  A Fireside Chat with Students with Disabilities

The event provided students an opportunity to share their experiences as a DSS student at Sonoma State.  Thank you to all the students for participating in the Fireside Chat

Neurodiversity Student Panel - “Nothing About Us Without Us”

Being neurodiverse simply means having a brain that's wired differently.  Our student panel shared the differences it presents and explained that neurodiverse people should be respected, not feared or belittled.