National Disability Employment Awareness Month


October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This campaign is sponsored by Department of Labor to raise awareness concerning disability employment issues.

Virginia Tech’s ADA and Accessibility Services, part of the Office for Equity and Accessibility, hosts a free event to highlight the university's commitment to build and maintain a culture of inclusion and diversity. Information about this year’s event is below.

Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Alphin-Stuart Livestock Arena
500 Plantation Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060

At this year’s event, guests from Saint Francis Service Dogs and Equilibrium Equine Assisted Therapies, an organization specializing in equine therapy, will provide live demonstrations.  

Light refreshments will be provided.

Individuals with a disability who desire an accommodation for this event should contact Mike Kutnak at 540-231-2010 by 5 p.m. on Oct. 10.

Past events