During the month of October, people with disabilities, families, and others will celebrate Disability Awareness Month nationwide with community events, school assemblies, and classroom curriculum, and many other activities.
This year’s Rolling With Me Disability Awareness Program, themed “2020 Vision,” will help guide students to understand with clarity how to engage, communicate respectfully, and embrace individuals with disabilities, who represent slightly more than 20 percent of the American population.
Rolling With Me Ability Awareness Programs are customized to your school’s specific school calendar and overall enrichment goals. Suggested programs:
As advocates for inclusion and professionals in the field of Disability & Society, Rolling With Me will train and guide your school through a successful Ability Awareness Program. We will work closely with the school Principal and PTA Ability Awareness Coordinator to liaison between the presenters and school staff. Rolling With Me offers Teacher Training which helps teachers understand the Ability Awareness Program and the fundamental concepts which are crucial to changing people's mindset when it comes to interacting with individuals who come from diverse backgrounds and abilities. These concepts will help foster a better classroom atmosphere for students and teachers. Rolling With Me, support includes:
“I Am All In”, is a pledge to be accepting and respectful of all people regardless of ability , age, background, sexual preference or religious belief. The purpose of this pledge is to create a community that is diverse, inclusive, and rich in culture.
Join the pledge!
Share #iamallin on your social media and tell people how important acceptance of people’s differences and inclusion is in order to make this world a more colorful and beautiful place to live.
SDSU Student feedback after Founder, Margarta Elizndo, spoke on the topic of, “The Choices You Make Today Will Affect The Outcome of Every Aspect of Your Life Tomorrow “.
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