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.

Accessible Communications in Higher Education
Friday, October 4, 2019 
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
230 New Classroom Building

At this year’s event, guests from will share and explore tools and best practices for accessibility communication.  Please register by September 27, 2019 at  

Lunch will be provided. Any guest registering after September 20, 2019, who requires a visitor's parking pass, will need to obtain a parking pass from Parking Services at  540–231–3200 or

Individuals with a disability who desire an accommodation for this event should contact Gloria Hartley at 540-231-9751 by 5 p.m. on September 20th.

Past events