MHDD Webinar Series: Centering Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities During Crises & Emergencies


Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presenters: Justine “Justice” Shorter

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

Location: Online via zoom

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 golf 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.

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