Understanding Our Differences – Units and Presentation Dates for this Year
Dear Memorial-Spaulding School Community:
I am writing to let you know about the dates and topics that Understanding Our Differences has scheduled for presentation to our students this school year. As you recall, Understanding Our Differences (UOD) is a nonprofit organization working in partnership with the Newton Public Schools since 1978 to provide a unique, creative disability awareness program for elementary school children in grades 3-5.~ Note that these units are presented to all of our students, who learn together in grade-level groups.
Dates for Grade 3
Blindness/Low Vision – February 5, 2015
Deafness/Hard of Hearing — April 2, 2015
Coordinated by: Jamie Robinson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates for Grade 4
Learning Disabilities – to be decided
Chronic Medical Conditions – March 26, 2015
Coordinated by: Amy Masters, email@example.com
Dates for Grade 5
Autism — November 13, 2014
Intellectual Disabilities — January 22, 2015
Physical Disabilities — March 19, 2015
Coordinated by: Eafat Newton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please address any questions you may have about these presentations to Jenni Acosta, UOD Program Director, at jacosta@UnderstandingOurDifferences.org.
Parent volunteers are always needed. If you would like to help with these presentations, please contact our School Coordinators of the UOD program:
3rd grade: Jamie Robinson, email@example.com
4th grade: Amy Masters, firstname.lastname@example.org
5th grade: Eafat Newton, email@example.com
To learn more about Understanding Our Differences, please view the website here: www.UnderstandingOurDifferences.org.