Approaching Clients with Cultural Humility

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This webinar will focus on general perspectives of cultural humility in health and social services, and ways to effectively engage with clients in a respectful and culturally sensitive manner. The webinar will begin with a brief overview of cultural humility before exploring different frameworks for overcoming communication and cultural barriers. Participants will learn about various tools to practice self-awareness when serving people of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Town Hall Meeting and Training

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The U.S. Access Board is hosting a town hall meeting on May 21 in Indianapolis to provide an open forum to allow people pose questions to the Board or share comments or concerns about accessibility for people with disabilities. There also will be panel discussions with area speakers on accessible recreation and outdoor environments, the Indiana AgrAbility Project, and local compliance initiatives under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

Building Community-Integrated Networks through Purposeful Partnerships

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The National Council on Aging is hosting a webinar about how community-based organizations use community-integrated networks to support older adults’ ability to live independently in their communities and develop health care contracts to improve service delivery. This webinar will focus on the building blocks of community-integrated networks.

Accessible Medical Equipment and Furniture

The National Council on Disability (NCD) seeks proposals for research and data support for a limited study on the use of accessible medical equipment and furniture in healthcare systems. The findings in this report will primarily serve to assist policymakers and federal agencies, such as the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice with information needed to make policy decisions designed to improve health outcomes for people with mobility disabilities.

Reproductive and Sexual Health of Women Living with Paralysis

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This webinar is about reproductive and sexual health of women living with any type of paralysis. The webinar,  “Wheelchair Barbie Goes to the Gynecologist,” will explore a number of topics including the importance of reproductive and sexual health for women with paralysis, secondary conditions that impact reproductive health, sexuality for women with paralysis, barriers to quality health care and their consequence

Improving Transition Outcomes for Youth SSI Recipients: Early Findings from the PROMISE Evaluation

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The Promoting the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE) demonstration gives youth in selected states who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) access to innovative services. Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy is hosting a webinar to review 

Alzheimer's and Brain Health: What You Should Know and What You Can Do

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This webinar is the second installment in the 2019 Alzheimer's Webinar Series. The second webinar explains the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia diseases and discusses practical, research-based lifestyle strategies for aging with a healthy brain and reducing the risk of cognitive decline. Particpants will learn the latest Alzheimer’s and brain health research. They will also receive tips for how to be a savvy consumer of the news and detect fact from fiction when it comes to claims about Alzheimer’s research.


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