OrangeAbility

OrangeAbility is an annual event that provides people with and without disabilities with the opportunity to learn and experience an array of inclusive and adaptive sports, services and programs surrounding health and wellness. The afternoon of activities will celebrate disability cultures and identities while providing a space for all to feel welcome and comfortable.

OrangeAbility
Saturday, March 27, 2021
1-2:35 p.m. (ET)

The Syracuse University community is invited to join these OrangeAbility virtual and in-person events. Every segment will have closed captions and American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted. For more information or to request additional accommodations, please contact the Disability Cultural Center (DCC).

Register for virtual OrangeAbility 2021 today!

Opening Remarks: 1 p.m. (ET)

Join Kate Pollack, Disability Cultural Center coordinator, as she starts the event and explains the afternoon of activities. 

Chancellor’s Message: 1:10 p.m. (ET)

Attendees are invited to join Chancellor Kent Syverud’s message to the Orange community.

Adaptive Bikes: 1:15 p.m. (ET)

Experience a virtual demonstration of available handcycles on campus!

Climbing Wall: 1:30 p.m. (ET)

Join Julie K. DeLeo, Barnes Center at The Arch assistant director of outdoor education, to learn more about the Climbing Wall, adaptive equipment and experience a virtual demonstration.

Experience OrangeAbility Climbing Wall In-person
Sunday, March 28, Noon-2 p.m.

If this is your first time using the Wellness Portal, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website for additional information and instruction. 

Register today!

Esports: 1:45 p.m. (ET)

Attendees are invited to join Rob Snow, Barnes Center at The Arch assistant director of esports, for an esports introduction and to learn more about adaptive equipment and experience a virtual demonstration.

Experience OrangeAbility Esports In-person
Saturday, March 27, 2-9:30 p.m.

If this is your first time using the Wellness Portal, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website for additional information and instruction. 

RSVP today to secure your registration!

Walters Pet Therapy Room: 2 p.m. (ET)

With Vicente “Vinnie” Cuevas, Barnes Center at The Arch Health Promotion coordinator, as your host learn more about the Deborah A. Barnes Pet Therapy Program. 

Crowley Family MindSpa: 2:15 p.m. (ET)

Join Vicente “Vinnie” Cuevas, Barnes Center at The Arch Health Promotion coordinator, to explore the Crowley Family MindSpa, Virtual MindSpa and how both spaces are accessible. 

Experience the Crowley Family MindSpa and the Virtual MindSpa on the Wellness Portal today!  If this is your first time using the Wellness Portal, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website for additional information and instruction. 

Closing Remarks: 2:30 p.m. (ET)

Sponsors

Disability Cultural Center, Barnes Center at The Arch, InclusiveU