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March is (Dis)ability Awareness Month at Queen's

March is Disability Awareness Month @D A M Queen'sEvery March students, staff and faculty (both Persons with Disabilities and Allies) gather to spread Awareness through events both on and off Queen's University Campus.

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Upcoming

When: Wed, 12 March, 18:30 – 21:00

Where: Room 100, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Division Street, Kingston, ON, Canada

Description: As part of (Dis)Ability Awareness Month, come cheer on our Canadian Paralympians! We will be screening a Sledge Hockey game! Either we will be watching Canada vs. Czech Republic or a playoff game (if Canada is playing!)! As we show our Canadian pride we will also be providing pizza and some other light refreshments. So come out and watch some Paralympics with us! **FREE event and pizza.


When: Wed, 19 March, 19:00 – 20:30

Where: Common Ground, Second Floor, Student Life Centre

Description: On Wednesday March 19th at 7pm come to Cogro for a free evening of speakers sharing their experiences surrounding concussions, academics, athletics, and mental health. Speakers include Queen's students and special guest Kerry Goulet (co-founder of StopConcussions with Keith Primeau). Former NHL player Cam Stewart will also be in attendance.

Kerry Goulet,  Former star European hockey player, coach and general manager. Kerry suffered two documented concussions and knows first-hand the effects of post-concussion syndrome. Kerry has focused all of his efforts into generating awareness of concussions and neurotrauma, founding StopConcussions with 15-year NHL veteran Keith Primeau. Raffles and giveaways will be happening throughout the night, don't miss your chance to see amazing speakers AND win free things.

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