Ability Awareness Month
  • As our District prides itself on the richness of our diversity, we elevate our students, families and the intersection of their identities every day.  We also take the opportunity to give special attention to various heritages and identities to raise our collective consciousness about who we are as a community.  For this reason, during the month of October, we celebrate and elevate different ability community members and all they do to make DPSCD strong.

    In 1990, the The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law and began to prohibit discrimination against individuals with different abilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public. The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with different abilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else.

    On October 28, 2021, the Office of Equity, Advocacy and Civil Rights and the Office of Exceptional Student Education will host a Virtual Coffee & Conversation on What Ability Looks Likes. This event will share learnings and highlight stories of strength in the diversity of abilities of DPSCD. 

    1st Session: 11:00 AM -  11:45 AM - TEAMS LINK TO JOIN 

    2nd Session: 12:00 AM -  12:45 AM - TEAMS LINK TO JOIN

Coffee & Conversations: What Ability Looks Like