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Saturday, July 16 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Conventions and Cosplay with Disabilities (AP)

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An engaging discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities faced by those dealing with many types of disabilities, from sensory and mobility impairments to "invisible conditions" like ADHD and social anxiety disorder.  In a safe and supportive environment, we'll share experiences and information aimed at enhancing the fandom convention, with a special emphasis on the amazing world of cosplay.

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Chris Shrewsbury

Chris Shrewsbury has been attending conventions and cosplaying for almost 30 years.  Growing up in WV, he's attended, volunteered at, and been staff at literally dozens of cons along the east coast. While studying Speech Pathology and Deaf Education at Liberty Univ., he became a nationally certified sign language interpreter and has worked with many notable entertainers, educators, and government officials.  He also served a tour in... Read More →

Saturday July 16, 2016 10:00am - 10:50am
Suite 215

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