The University of Colombo conducted a series of trainings on Disability Awareness and Sensitization under the Faculty of Arts – AHEAD grant and implemented in collaboration with Centre for Disability Research Education and Practice (CEDREP) and the Staff Development Centre (SDC), University of Colombo for the non-academic staff in March 2022.
Ms. Manique Gunaratne conducted the sessions on how to provide:
- Diversity of disability – varied lived realities of persons with disabilities.
- The role of inclusive technology and assistive devices.
- Inclusive language and terminology.
- Building a respectful and inclusive university community by interaction, assistance, disability accommodation and socialization.
Member of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities