Brown Bag: Wheelchair users in Namibia and Zimbabwe, Mar 14, 1:30, CHDD 301

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Brown Bag: Wheelchair users in Namibia and Zimbabwe, Mar 14, 1:30, CHDD 301

The Disability Studies Program invites you to attend a Brown Bag discussion with Becky Matter about her work in Namibia and Zimbabwe. 

Event date/time: Friday, March 14th 1:30-2:30pm Location: CHDD 301 Description:

Becky  Matter, Center for Technology and Disability Studies, UW.

This presentation will summarize findings from research conducted in Oshakati, Namibia and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe in 2012 and 2013 that aimed to explore the experiences of wheelchair users and providers. Challenges in providing, accessing, and using wheelchairs in low- resourced settings will be discussed. To request accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office, preferably at least 10 days in advance: dso@uw.edu, 206-543-6450 or 206-543-6452 (TTY)