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BUILDING A RESPECTFUL AND INCLUSIVE UNIVERSITY AT UNIVERSITY OF COLOMBO

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 February 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.   

Participants
Participants
Gaining experience of a vision impaired person
Gaining experience of a vision impaired person
Disability etiquettes session
Disability etiquettes session
Disability etiquettes session
Disability etiquettes session
Disability etiquettes session
Disability etiquettes session
Disability etiquettes session
Disability etiquettes session
Disability etiquettes session
Disability etiquettes session
Session in progress
Session in progress
Session in progress
Session in progress
Activity on experiencing a life of a person without both hands
Activity on experiencing a life of a person without both hands
Session in progress
Session in progress
Disability etiquettes session
Disability etiquettes session
Session in progress
Session in progress
Session in progress
Activity on experiencing a life of a vision impaired person
Activity on experiencing a life of a vision impaired person

MANIQUE GUNARATNE
Member of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities

BUILDING A RESPECTFUL AND INCLUSIVE UNIVERSITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLOMBO

The University of Colombo conducted a series of training on Disability Awareness and Sensitization under the Faculty of Arts – AHEAD grant and implemented in collaboration with the Centre for Disability Research Education and Practice (CEDREP) and the Staff Development Centre (SDC), the University of Colombo for the academic staff in January 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 through interaction, assistance, disability accommodation and socialization.

Conducting the session
Conducting the session
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Conducting the session
Conducting the session
Conducting the session
Conducting the session
Conducting the session
Conducting the session
Conducting the session
Conducting the session
Conducting the session
Participants
Participants
Conducting the session
Conducting the session
Participants
Participants
Participants
Participants
Participants
Participants

MANIQUE GUNARATNE
Country Representative – World Disability and Rehabilitation Professionals’ Association (WDRPA)