The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) tomorrow will kick off Disability History and Awareness Weeks with an opening ceremony at the Turlington Building. This observance serves as an opportunity to reflect on the valuable contributions individuals with disabilities make to our state. Speakers include K-12 Public Schools Chancellor Hershel Lyons, Division of Blind Services Director Robert L. Doyle III, and Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Director Allison Flanagan. There will also be a special performance by the Electric People.
The first two weeks of October are Disability History and Awareness Weeks. This is a time for all Floridians to increase their understanding and awareness of individuals with disabilities, disability history and disability rights.
WHAT: Disability History and Awareness Weeks Opening Ceremony
WHEN: 3 p.m.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
WHERE: Florida Department of Education
325 W. Gaines Street
For more information about the Florida Department of Education, visit www.fldoe.org.