Sept. 15, 2015Print | PDF
Insight to No Sight will bring distinguished speakers to Laurier’s Waterloo campus to discuss accessibility in educational and corporate settings.
The event, hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union club Eye to Eye, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17 in the Maureen Forrester Recital Hall. The event, which hopes to eliminate stigmas associated with visual impairment as well as other disabilities, is free and open to anyone who is interested in learning about the strengths of visually impaired employees or students and how they can better support those with visual impairment.
“Understanding visual impairment is actually a competitive advantage for a career in business,” says Jack McCormick, co-founder of Eye to Eye and the organizer of the event. “There are financial and creative benefits to hiring people with disabilities and this conference will illustrate the many advantages people with visual impairment can bring to a workplace.”
The Insight to No Sight event will feature:
The event will be held in the Maureen Forester Recital Hall, Thursday, Sept. 17 beginning at 6 p.m.
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