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      November 5, 2019

      Tuesday   9:00 AM

      6 N Laurel Street
      Richmond, Virginia 23220

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      "Creating a Culture of Access" - Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin

      VCU's Transforming Accessibility Initiative Presents: “Creating a Culture of Access” Featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Temple Grandin Internationally renown Autism self-advocate and animal scientist Dr. Grandin is regarded as the most accomplished adult with autism in the world. Her life story inspired the HBO film “Temple Grandin,” starring Claire Danes. Dr. Grandin will be hosting a book signing before and after the event and will share the challenges and successes of her fascinating life. The event will also feature a moderated panel discussion featuring members of the VCU community and the second annual Champions of Accessibility Awards ceremony.  SCHEDULE:9:00 a.m. - Check-in and book signing with Temple Grandin10:00 a.m. - "Creating a Culture of Access" Keynote with Dr. Temple Grandin 11:15 a.m. - "Making Access Real" - Panel Discussion with VCU students, employees, and alumni.12:15 p.m. - Champions of Accessibility Awards Ceremony1:00 p.m. - Book signing with Temple Grandin For more information or to request accommodations for this event, please contact Ian Kunkes at ibkunkes@vcu.edu

      Categories: Literary & Books

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