Disability Awareness Month
If you need a disability-related accommodation to participate in any SMAC event (captioning, sign language interpreting, Braille, large-print materials, etc.), please indicate so at the time of registration or email us at StanfordMedAC@stanford.edu. Requests should be received at least one week prior to the event/activity.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
5:30pm - 7:00pm PST
Alone in the Ring
Presented by SMAC and Stanford Medicine and the Muse.
Alone in the Ring (a research-based theatre production about inclusive healthcare workplaces) is coming to campus during the Annual Stanford School of Medicine Diversity Week and National Disability Employment Awareness Month, SMAC and Stanford Medicine and the Muse hope to continue the discussion on how to spark and sustain change towards inclusive workspaces. Alone in the Ring is followed by a discussion between the team and audience members. During the presentation, audience members are encouraged to reflect: How inclusive is your workspace? How could you make it more accessible?
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
5:00pm - 6:30pm PST
Disability in Medicine Stanford Alumni Panel online event
Docs with disabilities. Low-profile for so long but more prevalent than you might think.
Join us for an exciting panel of Stanford Medicine alums practicing with disability and chronic illness as they break down misconceptions and challenge conventional wisdom.
Panelists will include:
Dr. Peter Poullos (moderator): Executive Director of the Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition; Stanford Clinical Associate Professor in Radiology & Gastroenterology
Dr. Cheri Blauwet ‘09: Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School; attending physician at Brigham and Women’s and Spaulding Rehabilitation; Paralympic medalist
Dr. Blake Charlton ‘13: Cardiologist with Alaska Heart and Vascular Institute
Dr. Sharon Drost ‘02: Stanford-educated and trained Adult Neurologist; Medical Board Member of Doximity, Inc.
Dr. Maite Van Hentenryck ‘21: pediatrics resident; co-founder of Medical Students with Disability and Chronic Illness (MSDCI)
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm PST
HEAL Network Faculty Fireside Chat
Presented by SMAC and the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (OFDD)
The OFDD team welcomes all Stanford community members to join our Health Equity Action Leadership (HEAL Network) event, Health Equity Research in the Disability Community, where faculty who do this work will share their experiences in a fireside chat panel.
Moderator: Lisa Goldman-Rosas
Dr. Ken Sutha
Dr. Peter Poullos
Dr. Holly Tabor
Wednesday/Thursday, October 27-28, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm PST
Apple Platforms Accessibility Workshop
Co-sponsored by Stanford Medicine Equity and Strategic Programs, Technology and Digital Solutions Customer Experience and Support Services -Technology for Disabilities Committee, and SMAC
Day 1 - iOS: Wednesday, October 27 12:00-1:00pm PDT
Day 2 - Mac: Thursday, October 28 12:00-1:00pm PDT
Live virtual event by zoom
iOS Accessibility Overview
Dane Riley, Apple System Engineer, will provide an overview of the many, powerful accessibility features Apple has included in iOS and iPadOS. Many of these features can be used every day by all users. During this session we will focus on the main areas including vision, hearing, physical and motor skill challenges and learning and literacy.
When: October 27, 2021 - noon - 1pm
- Vision enhancements - Voiceover, screen reader, Siri, screen zoom, font adjustments & color and greyscale
- Hearing enhancements - Video conferencing, captions, mono audio, alerts and hearing aid solutions
- Motor skills enhancements - Simplified touch capabilities, Siri, text enhancements and external hardware support
- Learning enhancements - Guided access, Dictionary, Safari Reader plus third party solutions
Review of the Top 10 macOS Accessibility Features
Dane Riley, Apple System Engineer, will provide an overview of the top 10 accessibility features in macOS. macOS offers key accessibility features out of the box focused on vision, hearing, physical and motor skills and cognitive and learning. We hope you will join us for this session.
When: October 28, 2021 - noon - 1pm
Top 10 accessibility features in macOS, in the following areas:
- Physical and Motor Skills
- Creating accessible content