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SCI Forum Schedule

 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

 

Up, Up and Away: SCI & Travel

Many people dream of traveling the world. After sustaining a spinal cord injury, you may think that dream is out of reach. In this forum, however, you can learn how to keep that dream alive! Our panel of four intrepid travelers weaves a rich tapestry of travel throughout the world. Sometimes it is easy, and other times it is complicated and requires careful advanced planning. They will share their stories of traveling as a wheelchair user with SCI, their strategies for planning and researching trips, their tips for what to pack and what to carry, and how they go with Plan B when Plan A falls apart. Travel options have improved for people with disabilities, but the word “accessible” in the travel industry is still no guarantee that lodging, transport, or anything else will work for you. Still, whether you are dreaming of Moscow or Malibu, you will get new insights and ideas at this forum for making your travels successful and (mostly) worry-free. Bring your questions for the Q & A following the panel discussion. Bon Voyage!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Meet & Greet! Meet in the Plaza Café (hospital cafeteria) to socialize, network and eat before heading to the forum. No RSVP—just show up! Please call
206-685-3999 or email csalzman@uw.edu if you would like directions or additional information.

FREE PARKING: Pay cash ($5) at the gate house before you enter the S1 garage (click here for directions), and we will give you a coupon for a full refund when exiting the garage. (Refund available at the gate house until 9:00 pm.) Parking reimbursement is made possible by a generous gift from Ernie Franz.

LOCATION:

South Campus Center, Room 316
University of Washington

1601 NE Columbia Rd., Seattle, WA 98195
[Click here for directions.]

Click here for the printable flyer.

Upcoming Forums

The SCI Forums take a break over the summer. The next forum will be in October 2016.

Check this page in September for current information or subscribe to receive announcements.