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Seminars@Hadley presents

An Insider's Overview of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilties

Date: Tuesday, July 29
Time: 10:00 AM CDT 15:00 GMT

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Are you aware that the United Nations recently held a convention on the global issue of the rights of persons with disabilities? Would you like to hear a first-hand account of the proceedings and learn more about the perspectives of the United States delegation?

Join Seminars@Hadley as Dr. Christie Gilson, noted academic and fifteen-year veteran of the disabilities rights movement, shares her story of being one of the U.S. delegates to the United Nations Convention.

Larry Muffett, a member of Hadley’s Seminars team, will moderate this 60-minute seminar. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.

This seminar is an audio presentation. Space in this seminar is limited. Please only register if you know you are available to attend so that others are not closed out. To register for the seminar, select the "Registration" link below.

Please read the technology requirements carefully prior to the seminar.

If you are already registered, we encourage you to verify that you are able to access the room at least 24 hours prior to the start of the event to allow time for troubleshooting. If you require technical assistance, please contact The Hadley School for the Blind helpdesk at or by calling 847-446-8111 ext. 6690.


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