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:
- November 15, 2:00 - 3:30 pm ET Free Webinar: Inclusive
Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities. This webinar will review personal preparedness as well as the federal requirements for local and state emergency planning agencies.
Free but registration required.
- November 15, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Creating Accessible Documents with Adobe
InDesign. A Health Educator from the Minnesota Department of Health will share tips on how to create accessible materials in this popular Adobe product. Free but registration required.
- November 19, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. ET Free Workshop (or Live Stream) Webinar: Living Empowered! Supported Decision-Making as an Alternative to Guardianship. From announcement: The right to direct and control one’s own life is a fundamental right for EVERYONE— including people with disabilities, chronic illness and older adults. Just
like everyone else, these individuals may need assistance in making decisions. Indiana has many tools that can help such as Supported Decision-Making, a promising alternative to guardianship. Event (and Live Stream) is free but registration is required.
- November 29, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Active Transportation for Healthy Communities. From announcement: Activity-friendly and walkable communities are designed in ways that make physical activity easier and more accessible for everyone. Free but registration required.
Indiana Disability and Health Work Group Meetings
In 2018, 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 next meeting is on November 30, 2018 in Indianapolis. If you are interested in connecting with our group or would like more information about the Task Force, contact Matt Norris at (812) 855-6508 or e-mail email@example.com.
For more information, contact Matt Norris at (812) 855-6508 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.