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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.

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

DISABILITY SENSITIVITY FOR ACADEMIC STAFF OF UNIVERSITY OF COLOMBO

The University of Colombo conducted 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 May 2021. Ms. #Manique Gunaratne conducted the session 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.
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Manique Presenting
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Manique Gunaratne
Resource Person – Beyond the Reach Project of Internet Society Sri Lanka Chapter

DISABILITY SENSITIVITY

The University of Colombo conducted 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 non-academic staff in December 2020. Ms. #Manique Gunaratne conducted the session on #Disability etiquettes.

Manique Presenting
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Manique Gunaratne
Blog: http://efcnetworkondisability.employers.lk/