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Syracuse University's Disability Cultural Center (DCC) coordinates campuswide social, educational, and cultural activities on disability issues for students, faculty, staff, and community members with and without disabilities.

Word cloud of the values of the Syracuse University Disability Cultural Center.

Disability Awareness and Appreciation Month

Throughout October, the Disability Cultural Center (DCC) and many campus partners and student organizations will host the events focusing on disability and its many intersections.

DCC Word Cloud: Disability, Pride, Inclusion, Culture, Resources, Community, Catalyst, Center, Diversity, Identity, Dialogue, Creativity, Attitude

Inclusive Event Guide

It is important for individuals and groups planning events to consider how they can make their events accessible and engaging to a broad audience. The Inclusive Event Guide provides helpful tips to creating events that are universally designed—accessible to everyone!


Deconstructing Autism Awareness

A panel of Autistic S.U. students will have a discussion.  Prof. Christine Ashby, Director of the Institute for Communication and Inclusion (ICI), will moderate the panel.
Together, we’ll tackle what’s meant by “autism awareness,” how that differs from “acceptance,” and how we can move toward the latter. 

Language Guide written in large white letters on orange background

Check out the Language Guide

This Inclusive Language Event Planning Guide provides you with some information on the different types of language that are used frequently when communicating about disability.

Diane W feature!

Who is Syracuse: Diane Wiener

Our Wonderful and multitalented director Diane Wiener was featured in the Daily Orange Newspaper for "Video: Who is Syracuse". The video is captioned in English.