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CONTACT INFORMATION

Campus Address:
One Main Street, 409-South

 

Mailing Address:
University of Houston-Downtown
Office of Disability Services
One Main Street, 409-South
Houston, Texas 77002

Office Phone (713) 226-5227
Fax (713) 223-7445
E-mail disabilityservices@uhd.edu

 

Summer Hours

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday - Friday

 

 

Announcements:

If you are a returning student, to request accommodations for this current semester, please complete the Accommodation Request Form located under the current student tab and return it to Disability Services(You do not need to submit each course syllabi). 

 

Office of Disability Services

 

Disability Awareness Week

Welcome to the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD). The Office of Disability Services (ODS) presents Disability Awareness Week October 14th -16th 2013. During awareness week we encourage you to learn more about the services ODS offers by participating in one or all of the upcoming activities.

 

Monday, October 14th

Freshman Convocation Series:
Exploring Autism Spectrum Disorder
A300 Special Events Houston Area
Time: 10am-11am

 

Community Resources Fair / Assistive Technology
Location: Academic Building Room A300
11:00am-1pm

Event Description: A fair featuring community organizations/agencies that provide services for individuals with disabilities. In addition to community resources, this fair will highlight technology equipment used for students with various disabilities. We will be raffling off  a Kindle Fire and 2 Gift Cards to those who attend.

 

Tuesday, October 15th
Speaker : Ana Calvo
Location: Academic Building Room A300
Time: 10:00am-11:00am

Event Description: Former UHD student, Ana Calvo will discuss her personal experiences related to living, pursuing education and a career as a person with a disability. Her message will encourage people with and without disabilities to achieve their dreams.


Orientation / Meet & Treats

Location: Office of Disability S409
11:00am-1pm

Event Description: Come Visit and socialize with Disability Services. The Ice Cream social is a wonderful opportunity to have questions answered regarding registration with the ODS. Guest will also have the opportunity to tour the facilities.

 

Wednesday, October 16th
Movie Screening
Location: Main Building Room N420
11:00am-1pm

Event Description: The Hammer (2011) http://thehammerfilm.com/TheHammer-News.html
- is a sports drama depicting the struggles and successes Matt Hamill faces on the way to becoming a champion. Raised among those with the ability to hear, Matt later finds himself no less an outsider amidst the Deaf Community. Through sheer determination, he uses his perceived disability as an asset, and becomes both the first deaf wrestler to win a National Collegiate Championship and an inspirational force to the hearing and deaf alike. Refreshments will be served.

 

Please contact the Office of Disability Services with any questions. Send an e-mail to disabilityservices@uhd.edu or call 713-226-5227.

 

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