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Ontario Human Rights Commission Policy Launch: Preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions

Ontario Human Rights Commission Policy Launch: Preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions

Organizations operating in Ontario have a legal duty to take steps to prevent and respond to discrimination based on mental health or addictions disabilities.

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Accessibility Queen's Grant 2014 - Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2014

Accessibility Queen's Grant 2014

Accessibility Queen’s, a committee under the Social Issues Commission, provides grants for initiatives designed to improve physical, academic and social accessibility for Queen’s students across campus. These grants will be awarded to clubs/organizations that best meet the eligibility requirements as listed in the grant application.

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Mental Health First Aid Training October 18 and 19, 2014

Mental Health First Aid Training (MHFA) October 18 and 19, 2014

Mental Health First Aid Training (MHFA) is a two-day certificate course to improve mental health literacy through greater depth and breadth of understanding of mental health issues. This session is offered over two days (October 18 and 19, 2014) and attendance at both sessions is required to receive a certificate. The purpose of MHFA is to teach participants how best to assist someone showing signs of a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Graduate Welcome and Resources Fair Sept 2

Graduate Welcome and Resources Fair on Tuesday, September 2nd

The Graduate Welcome and Resources Fair is on Tuesday, September 2nd (don’t confuse this event with the ones put on by the SGPS). This resource fair is hosted jointly by the School of Graduate Studies (the administrative home of all grad programs), plus Student Affairs (the administrative branch that takes care of non-academic student services), and the SGPS (Society of Graduate and Professional Students, which is our representative body). It’s free and then some—you’ll find complimentary pancakes on offer between 8 and 9 in the morning outside the back of the Physical Education Centre (between the PEC and the Queen’s Centre). It’s for new and returning students alike.

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OCUL Accessibility Information Toolkit Webinar - July 22, 2014

OCUL Accessibility Information Toolkit Summer Webinar Series

Webinar 2: Public Service – July 22, 2014, 11AM – 12:00PM

Join the second of OCUL's summer webinars exploring the OCUL Accessibility Information Toolkit for Libraries. In this webinar the Toolkit Working Group will consider and build upon the toolkit’s Public Service and accessibility resources.  

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We Are All Musicians Workshop, June 19th, H'art Centre

Using New and Old Technologies to Facilitate Inclusive Music Making

When: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Where: THE BOX @ H’art Centre

Juno award winning composer-percussionist Jesse Stewart will collaborate with artists from from Kingston’s H’art Centre, a not-for-profit organization that provides opportunities for people with disabilities to make and experience art, during an inclusive music making workshop to be held on Thursday, June 19th.

This world premiere collaboration will combine the sound of percussion with a variety of cutting-edge interactive music technologies including the “reactable,” an electronic musical instrument with a tangible user interface on an illuminated table top. By placing or manipulating objects on the table’s surface, participants can explore a wide spectrum of sound.

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