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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

RELEASED: Sept. 21, 2011

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will recognize October as the National Disability Employment Awareness Month by hosting a variety of events. All events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Oct. 4:

  • Screening of "Temple Grandin," the story of a young woman's perseverance and determination while struggling with the isolating challenges of autism. 6:30 p.m., Davies Theatre.

Tuesday, Oct. 11:

  • Screening of "Music Within," the true story of Richard Pimentel, who returns from Vietnam with severe hearing loss and finds a new purpose in his efforts on behalf of Americans with disabilities. 6:30 p.m., Davies Theatre.

Tuesday, Oct. 18:

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  • Screening of "See What I'm Saying," an award-winning documentary that follows four well-known entertainers in the deaf community as they overcome personal obstacles and celebrate professional landmarks. 6:30 p.m., Davies Theatre.

Thursday, Oct. 20:

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