Watch the archive of our COVID-19 vaccination webinars featuring medical experts and people with disabilities and caregivers sharing their experiences during the pandemic.
"Long COVID: Implications for the Disability Community" featuring Dr. Vidya Sundareshan from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - September 18, 2023
This webinar featured Dr. Vidya Sundareshan from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr. Sundareshan is a professor of Infectious Diseases and medical advisor to Sangamon County Department of Public Health. In this webinar, Dr. Sundareshan provided an overview of the current research and treatment of Long COVID. Disability advocates shared their own experiences with Long COVID and the impact on the disability community.
"Getting Back on Track with Vaccines for Persons with Disabilities" with Dr. Mary Ciccarelli, Indiana University School of Medicine - July 20, 2023
This webinar featured Dr. Mary Ciccarelli, Professor of Clinical Medicine-Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Ciccarelli is the founding Director of the Center for Youth and Adults with Conditions of Childhood. In this webinar, Dr. Ciccarelli addressed the routine U.S. vaccine schedule for children and adults and common concerns about vaccination among the disability community. Disability advocates discussed their own vaccination experiences and the choices they made to keep themselves and their loved ones healthy.
"The End of The Public Health Emergency is Approaching, What is Next for COVID-19?" featuring Dr. Lindsay Weaver, Indiana Department of Health - March 15, 2023
This webinar featured Dr. Lindsay Weaver, the Chief Medical Officer for the Indiana Department of Health. Dr. Weaver provided an update on the current status of the pandemic and what is next in the effort to lessen the impact of COVID-19. Disability advocates shared how the past 3 years have affected their lives and what they are doing now to keep themselves and their family safe.
Learning to Safely Live with COVID-19 with Dr. Abigail Klemsz - April 22, 2022
This webinar featured Dr. Abigail Klemsz. Dr. Klemsz, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Riley Hospital for Children and the Assistant Dean for Academic Advising for the Indiana University School of Medicine. The webinar covered information about how people with disabilities and their caregivers can remain safe as many places around the country ease or remove COVID-19 restrictions. Disability advocates shared experiences of how they are safely navigating life during the pandemic and making sure their children remain safe.