EVENTS and FEATURES
Dr. Delaney Rustin "Hidden Pictures"
Wed, October 22
MUB Strafford Room
Dr. Delaney Rustin has created the first feature length documentary on global mental health. Hidden Pictures captures moments of compassion, profound frustration, and haunting insights from stories told to her in India, China, South Africa, France and the U.S.. Dr. Rustin will talk about her documentary and her work experiences in mental health. View film trailer. Event sponsored by MUB Lecture Series, Counseling Center, Health Services and President's Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities
Dr. Amos Winter's "Leveraged Freedom Chair Project"
Tuesday, November 18
MUB Strafford Room
Dr Amos Winter, is one of the founders of GRIT, an MIT group of mechanical engineers who are passionate about using technology to improve people’s lives. The Leveraged Freedom Chair (LFC), is a lever-powered all-terrain wheelchair. GRIT was founded in 2012 to bring the LFC to market, to help people with disabilities get off-road and on with their lives. For more information view the TED talk on the LFC. Event sponsored by the President's Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities
The mission of the President’s Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities is to promote empowerment and inclusion of students, faculty and staff and guests with disabilities at the University of New Hampshire. The Commission acknowledges that people with disabilities are a diverse group that includes individuals with visible and non-visible disabilities. (Full mission statement)
iPod and iPad Apps & Android Apps
Disability Services for Students has put together a listing of several apps available to assist students including:
Ace your classes is a free app that has some features similar to iStudiez Pro. It is a good basic app for organizing your terms, courses and daily calendar but it also has the additional benefit of note-taking with the app.
Vlingo Virtual Assistant: Free Voice Activation for Android phones
For a complete list and more information go to Disability Services for Students