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National Collaborative on Faith & Disability Webinar: "Dancing with the Spirits: Initiatives by UCEDD’s to Address Spiritual Supports (and Lessons Learned)"

Date: December 13, 2017

Time: 1:00PM to 2:00PM

Location: Online


National Collaborative on Faith & Disability Webinar: "Dancing with the Spirits: Initiatives by UCEDD’s to Address Spiritual Supports (and Lessons Learned)"

Presenters: Rhonda Eppelsheimer and Joe Basey, (OHSU), Mark Crenshaw (Georgia State), and Angela Amado and Julie Kramme (Minnesota). Bill Gaventa, Moderator

Description: As UCEDD’s address inclusive, person-centered supports in communities, the role and importance of spiritual supports for individuals and families has emerged as a crucial community resource. In this webinar, three UCEDD’s will share the rationale and description of projects related to the core missions of Training, Technical Assistance, Research and Dissemination, lessons learned, and their plans for next steps.

Tentative 2018 Webinar dates (topics TBD) include:

  • January 17, 2018, 1-2 pm
  • February 21, 2018, 1-2pm
  • March 21, 2018, 1-2pm
  • April 18, 2018, 1-2pm
  • May 16, 2018, 1-2pm

Webinars take place on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. (CST) and will be archived on the Collaborative website for later viewing.

Registration is required for each webinar. See registration links above. A confirmation email with instructions will be sent upon registration.

The National Collaborative on Faith and Disability (faithanddisability.org) supports people with disabilities, their families, and those who support them by providing national and international leadership in the areas of research, education, service, and dissemination related to disability, religion, and inclusive supports. It is a network of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities with core funding administered by the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD).

For more information on the Collaborative on Faith and Disability and/or the Webinar series, contact Erik Carter at erik.carter@vanderbilt.edu.

The VKC welcomes persons with disabilities.

Contact kc@vanderbilt.edu or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).