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MCC Celebrates Disability Awareness Day

MCC Celebrates Disability Awareness Day

Manchester Community College held its second annual Disability Awareness Day, on April 5.

A special program was hosted by the Association on Disability and Community Inclusion and MCC's Disability Services, in the college's SBM Auditorium.

This year's event included a panel discussion featuring students with disabilities, an award-winning short film from Latvia, Just Go, and an appearance by Ms. Wheelchair Connecticut 2018 Francie Gomez. Professors Patricia Carrigan and Myrta Groeneveld were each awarded the 2018 Dr. Jonathan M. Daube Award for Inclusion and Accessibility at the event.

"Hopefully, people realize that [people with disabilities]...

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