Getting Engaged: Program and Event Planning for Clients with Diverse Abilities
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Stofer, Kathryn A. 2018. “Getting Engaged: Program and Event Planning for Clients With Diverse Abilities: AEC636/WC299, 3/2018”. EDIS 2018 (2). Gainesville, FL.


For event planners, it is important to be inclusive of people with diverse physical and mental abilities when establishing accommodations for programs or events. This 3-page publication is one in the series Getting Engaged, and will aid Extension professionals and other program/event planners in appropriately accommodating audiences and attendees with various needs. Written by Kathryn Stofer and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, March 2018.
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