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MHDD Webinar Series: Centering Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities During Crises & Emergencies
Presenter: Justine “Justice” Shorter

Description:

2020 has been an active year for crises and emergencies. From the Coronavirus pandemic to the wildfires on the west coast to multiple hurricanes hitting the Gulf Coast/Caribbean territories, people with disabilities are amongst the most impacted. Join us for a webinar specifically on centering individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities during disasters/emergencies and caring for their mental health and well-being.

Learning Objectives:

After completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

· Identify advocacy strategies that center the needs, priorities and dreams of people with IDD throughout disasters/emergencies

· Understand the connection between structural violence and slow onset disasters

· Address how exclusion during emergencies can cause injuries, death and loss of property for people with disabilities

· Address how information and inclusion can reduce harm, save lives and preserve personal equipment/property

Course Outline
Introduction and Housekeeping
Presentation: Centering Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities During Crises & Emergencies

Question & Answer Session


Content Level: Beginner

Nov 10, 2020 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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