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Happy Holidays! We hope you all have a fantastic winter break!
#HappyHolidays2021

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Congratulations Class of 2021! You did it!
#ClassOf2021

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#FinalExams

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#StressManagement

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#StudyTips

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#DisabilityRights #DisabilityByDesign

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#DisabilityAwareness

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Invisible Disabilities Awareness
#disabilityinclusion
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‘Never apologise for being you’: celebrities’ letters to their teenage selves
#disabilities
#DisabilityAwareness

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5 Questions To Think About This Disability Pride Month
#DisabilityPride

Disability Services is available to serve all students with disabilities, including those with cognitive, learning, psychological, sustained head injuries, sensory, mobility, and other physical impairments.

As part of George Mason University's continuing commitment to upholding the letter and spirit of the laws that ensure equal treatment of people with disabilities, the university established and maintains the Office of Disability Services. Under the administration of University Life, the center implements and coordinates reasonable accommodations and disability-related services that afford equal ac

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Happy Holidays! We hope you all have a fantastic winter break!
#HappyHolidays2021

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Happy Holidays! We hope you all have a fantastic winter break!
#HappyHolidays2021

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Alt Text: Happy Holidays! Light blue background with the text in red on top. 3 Holidays sweaters in the background. One red and green with a Christmas tree on it, one blue and white with a gold star on it, and one black and red with green, black, and red candles on it.

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Congratulations Class of 2021! You did it!
#ClassOf2021

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Congratulations Class of 2021! You did it!
#ClassOf2021

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#FinalExams

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#FinalExams

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#StressManagement

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Alt Text: Stress mitigation: Cut out distractions (listen to music); take plenty of breaks; sleep for >7 hours; keep a positive attitude to succeed! Black background with images of headphones, a plant, a mask, and books. White text on the background.

#StressManagement

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Alt Text: Stress mitigation: Cut out distractions (listen to music); take plenty of breaks; sleep for >7 hours; keep a positive attitude to succeed! Black background with images of headphones, a plant, a mask, and books. White text on the background.

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#StudyTips

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#StudyTips

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Alt Text: Study Tip: Remember to take regular breaks. Image shows Level 1 few minutes off every hour hydrate; see nature; move. Level 2 few hours off every day see nature; move; breathe; eat; talk. Level 3 Day off every week talk; health; and recharge.

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#DisabilityRights #DisabilityByDesign

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#DisabilityRights #DisabilityByDesign

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Alt Text: Disability is not a barrier, discrimination is. Blue background with the white wheelchair accessibility symbol on top and white letters for the text.

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#DisabilityAwareness

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Alt Text: Disability Awareness chart with 2 rows of 3 and 1 row of 2 outlined in green boxes with blue letters and images in the boxes. S for sensitivity; T for tolerance; U for unique; V for value; W for walk in their shoes; X for examine; Y for youth; and Z for zone.

#DisabilityAwareness

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Alt Text: Disability Awareness chart with 2 rows of 3 and 1 row of 2 outlined in green boxes with blue letters and images in the boxes. S for sensitivity; T for tolerance; U for unique; V for value; W for walk in their shoes; X for examine; Y for youth; and Z for zone.

Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week Is in October 12/02/2021

Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week Is in October

Invisible Disabilities Awareness
#disabilityinclusion

Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week Is in October Hidden disease or invisible illness describe health conditions with unnoticeable signs or symptoms that come and go. Learn more about October’s Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week and reasons for the movement.

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#DisabilityAwareness

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#DisabilityAwareness

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Alt Text: Disability Awareness 3x3 chart with boxes outlined in green and the letters and pictures in the boxes for letters J-R. J for joy; K for kindness; L for love; M for memories; N for necessity; O for open minded; P for patience; Q for question; R for respect.

‘Never apologise for being you’: celebrities’ letters to their teenage selves 12/01/2021

‘Never apologise for being you’: celebrities’ letters to their teenage selves

‘Never apologise for being you’: celebrities’ letters to their teenage selves
#disabilities

‘Never apologise for being you’: celebrities’ letters to their teenage selves Don’t buy the pink wheelchair – but do eat your greens (and some pizza too). Comedians, musicians, athletes, writers and mathematicians with disabilities or lifelong health conditions on what they wish they’d known growing up

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#DisabilityAwareness

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#DisabilityAwareness

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Alt Text: The ABC's of Disability Awareness chart. There are 3 rows of 3 boxes each for the letters A-I. The boxes are outline in green and each contain a letter in blue at the top of the box with an image to go along with the words. Accessibility, benefit, compassion, devotion, education, friendship, generosity, help, and inclusion.

5 Questions To Think About This #DisabilityPrideMonth 11/30/2021

5 Questions To Think About This #DisabilityPrideMonth

5 Questions To Think About This Disability Pride Month
#DisabilityPride

5 Questions To Think About This #DisabilityPrideMonth Much of the disability community itself seems to have adopted an open, but cautious “wait and see” attitude towards Disability Pride Month. The positive potential is obvious. But so are the potential pitfalls.

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#DiversityandInclusion

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#DiversityandInclusion

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I Am Not A Label: addressing stories of disability representation for older children - Disability Arts Online 11/29/2021

I Am Not A Label: addressing stories of disability representation for older children - Disability Arts Online

I Am Not A Label: addressing stories of disability representation for older children
#DisabilityAwareness

I Am Not A Label: addressing stories of disability representation for older children - Disability Arts Online A new collection of stories: I Am Not A Label, […]

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#Thanksgiving2021

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#Thanksgiving2021

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#Thanksgiving2021

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#Thanksgiving2021

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#InclusionMatters

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#InclusionMatters

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Five law professors co-author book viewing law and disability from intersectional lens 11/23/2021

Five law professors co-author book viewing law and disability from intersectional lens

Five law professors co-author book viewing law and disability from intersectional lens
#disabilityawareness

Five law professors co-author book viewing law and disability from intersectional lens Book aims to guide lawyers and professionals working with people with disabilities

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#DiversityandInclusion

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#DiversityandInclusion

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Alt Text: A chart from left to right: Exclusion shows able bodied people excluding those with visible disabilities; Segregation the able bodied people are still separate but now the people with visible disabilities have been put in a box; Integration there are no boundaries separating both groups but they are still not together; Inclusion the two groups have now mixed with no barriers.

Underdog No More, a Deaf Football Team Takes California by Storm 11/22/2021

Underdog No More, a Deaf Football Team Takes California by Storm

Underdog No More, a Deaf Football Team Takes California by Storm
#Disability #Deaf

Underdog No More, a Deaf Football Team Takes California by Storm The California School for the Deaf, Riverside, is steamrolling its opponents, electrifying a campus that has seen more than a few athletic defeats.

The October Edition of La Mode Magazine is Dedicated to Disability Rights & Equality | BellaNaija 11/22/2021

The October Edition of La Mode Magazine is Dedicated to Disability Rights & Equality | BellaNaija

The October Edition of La Mode Magazine is Dedicated to Disability Rights & Equality
#disabilityawareness

The October Edition of La Mode Magazine is Dedicated to Disability Rights & Equality | BellaNaija As always, the October edition of La Mode Magazine is dedicated to the rights and equality of persons living with disabilities. The month's cover features - BellaNaija.com. November 22, 2021

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#Heumann #DisabilityAdvocate

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#Heumann #DisabilityAdvocate

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Celebrating Rosalie Abella's legacy on disability rights 11/21/2021

Celebrating Rosalie Abella's legacy on disability rights

Celebrating Rosalie Abella's legacy on disability rights
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Celebrating Rosalie Abella's legacy on disability rights Her impact in this area informed my personal and professional advocacy success

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#DisabilityAwareness #DisabilityInclusion

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#DisabilityAwareness #DisabilityInclusion

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#GuinnessWorldRecords

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Alt Text: Guinness World Record Day! Paul Scardino (USA) - largest collection of Funko Pop! figurines 5,306 items; Eva Clarke (Australia) - most chest to ground push-up burpees in 24 hours (female) 5,555 push ups; Zorawar Singh (India) - most skips on roller/inline skates in 30 seconds 147 skips; Michael Ferreri (Spain) - most consecutive overhead juggling catches with 7 objects 71 juggling catches.

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#DisabilityActivists

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#DisabilityActivists

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#DiversityandInclusion

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About Disability Services

As part of George Mason University’s continuing commitment to upholding the letter and spirit of the laws that ensure equal treatment of people with disabilities, the university established and maintains Disability Services. Under the administration of University Life, the center implements and coordinates reasonable accommodations and disability-related services that afford equal access to university programs and activities.

As part of University Life’s commitment to recognizing and honoring the richness of diversity at George Mason University, Disability Services staff members actively participate in the campus-wide diversity dialogue. The office welcomes and encourages all students with disabilities, whether registered with Disability Services or not, to identify themselves as members of the disability community and to engage in the diversity dialogue on campus by getting involved with Disability Services and other multicultural programs and activities.

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