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Accessibility Conference Make-a-thon: Reading and writing.

Description: The Accessibility Conference is pleased to co-host* its first make-a-thon workshops! Two three-hour accessibility-focused workshops will take place on Monday, May 27, 2019. Conference attendees and campus members are welcome to attend - no experience required! Please note, there are only 25 spots available for each session.

Learning Outcomes

During these workshops, you will be able to:

  • Learn about the maker movement and creative process by participating in a guided make-a-thon
  • Explore the intersection between the maker movement and inclusive design
  • Undertake a maker challenge based on the real needs of post-secondary students with disabilities
  • Find out about maker groups and events in your community

Special Guests

 Make-a-Thon Workshop Themes

  • 9 a.m. to noon - reading and writing accessibility 
  • 1 to 4 p.m. - STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) accessibility issues   

It's fun, it's free and you can win prizes! Don't buy that equipment - make it!

*Brought to you by the McLaughlin Library , the THINC Lab and the University of Guelph Accessibility Conference.

Session Level: All welcome – no experience required.
Materials: Laptops helpful but not required.
Fee: Free!


Monday, May 27, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Scholars Studio Room 289
McLaughlin Library
Registration has closed.