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Students Gain Personal Perspective on Disabilities’ Daily Challenges

Kacie L. Weaver, of Harrisburg, gains firsthand experience in wheelchair maneuverability Kay E. Dunkleberger broadens student understanding Zachary L. Bixby, of Gillett, navigates the room without benefit of sight With bandaged hands and a headset, Chesnya E. Cherelus, of Elmont, N.Y., spends 'A Day in Their Shoes'Penn College’s Residence Life Office held a successful disabilities-awarenessevent in Dauphin Hall on Tuesday. The “Spend a Day in Their Shoes” program allowed students to engage in an obstacle course designed to replicate some of the day-to-day challenges of people with disabilities. Kay E. Dunkleberger, coordinator of disability services, contributed her time to educate students on disabilities etiquette and other topics. Photos by Matthew C. Helf, coordinator of residence life