The Indiana State Department of Health and Indiana Institute on Disability and Community are collaborating to build a foundation of knowledge and stakeholder participation that will lead to improvements in health for people with disabilities.
Upcoming Learning Opportunities:
- June 27, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: U.S. Department of Justice's Barrier Free Health Care Initiative From announcement: This webinar will address health care organizations' obligations under the ADA. This will include a discussion of the Disability Rights Section's recent work on health care access, including agreements related to interpreters, service animals, equipment, HIV, opioid use disorder, and physical accessibility. Free but registration required.
- July 25, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Implementing Disability Access in a Healthcare Setting From announcement: The Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability access laws set out principles to follow. Implementing these principles requires careful program design. This session will set out program strategies for implementing the disability access principles in both inpatient and outpatient settings including operations, policies, accessible medical equipment and physical access. Free but registration required.
Indiana Disability and Health Work Group Meetings
In 2019, the Disability and Health Work Group is interested in broadening their membership to include individuals and organizations working in the health care and health promotion sectors. Our meeting schedule for 2019 will be announced soon. If you are interested in connecting with our group or would like more information about the Work Group, contact Matt Norris at (812) 855-6508 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.