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Engaging Communities in Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Disabilities – Philadelphia

May 2 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

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About the Workshop
A “community conversation” is a unique, asset-based approach for engaging a cross-section of diverse citizens—including people from both within and (especially) beyond the service system—in making local changes that enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities. This workshop will focus on the practice and power of this approach to spurring community-level changes in areas as diverse as integrated employment, inclusive education, community participation, independent living, and congregational inclusion. Learn a practical and creative approach for launching local movements that invite ordinary citizens (not just the “usual suspects”) to be part of expanding opportunities and supports for community members with disabilities.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Erik Carter, PhD, is Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Special Education at Vanderbilt University.

MORE INFORMATION
Registration is required.
Act 48 CEs available.
Social Work CEUs available.
Requests for accommodations must submitted with your registration, by April 16, 2018.

The Mini Course Lecture Series is a program of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.
Co-sponsors:
Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities CouncilDisability Rights PennsylvaniaCLASS – Community Living and Support ServicesPhiladelphia Coordinated Health Care, and 21 and Able.

Details

Date:
May 2
Time:
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://disabilities.temple.edu/programs/miniseries/changing-conversation-philadelphia.shtml

Organizer

Institute On Disabilities, Temple University
Email:
iod@temple.edu
Website:
http://disabilities.temple.edu/programs/pds/

Venue

The Underground, Student Center
1755 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
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