Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Abilities Virtual Experience (virtual expo)

The Abilities Virtual Experience (virtual expo) is March 26-27, 2021

There is no cost to attend this virtual event

Learn about disability-focused resources

Register here: https://www.abilities.com/virtual/vregister.html

#AbilitiesVirtual

Thursday, February 25, 2021

AADMD Week of Inclusive Healthcare

The American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) Student/Resident Committee is hosting a nation-wide discussion on inclusive healthcare (healthcare for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities) for medical and dental students on Saturday, March 6th from 9:30-11am PST. 

The event will feature a presentation situating intellectual disability in the broader health equity movement through a discussion of implicit bias, conceptual models of disability, ableism, and the concept of intersectionality. 

They will then break out into discussion groups where students will have the opportunity to talk with leaders within developmental medicine/dentistry and self-advocates about other topics related to inclusive health.  

There is also a Facebook event: https://fb.me/e/4bSzLwofQ.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Book club: Disability Law and the Process for Determining Whether a Student Has a Disability

We encourage you to participate in the upcoming virtual book club discussion:

Disability Law and the Process for Determining Whether a Student Has a Disability

February 19, 2021

4-5 pm EST 

Register here


Book title: Equal Access for Students with Disabilities: The Guide for Health Science and Professional Education 


EDITORS

Lisa M. Meeks PhD

Neera R. Jain MS, CRC

Elisa Laird JD


View recordings from prior book club events and sign up for upcoming meetings:

https://www.meeksresearchgroup.com/book-club


Monday, June 1, 2020

Stanford School of Medicine's Conference on Disability in Healthcare and Medicine

Don't miss this free event:


Saturday, June 20th, 2020
8:00am - 2:30pm Pacific Daylight Time
Interactive Webinar

The conference goals are:
•  Supporting students and healthcare providers with disabilities
•  Training healthcare providers to better care for patients with disabilities
•  Research into the intersection of providers and patients with disabilities


Conference Hosted by:
Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC)
Medical Students with Disability and Chronic Illness (MSDCI)

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss (AMPHL) Conference

Don't miss the Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss (AMPHL) Conference in Baltimore this June. The 2019 AMPHL Conference will be taking place from June 1st through 4th at the BWI Marriott.

More information about this event can be found here: https://www.baltimore2019.com

2019 ADARA-AMPHL Conference
June 1-4, 2019
Baltimore, Maryland


Unlike past conferences, this conference will be co-hosted by both ADARA (American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association) and AMPHL (Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses). We are very committed to embrace cross-disciplinary partnership by sharing relevant and important information and resources throughout the conference.

ADARA is an organization that brings professionals together from vocational rehabilitation, behavioral health, education, interpreting, and related fields with the mission of facilitating excellence in human service delivery with individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, late-deafened, and deaf-blind.

AMPHL is an organization that provides information, promotes advocacy and mentorship, and creates a network for individuals with hearing loss interested in or working in health care fields.
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