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December 2020

Plugged-In & Left Out: Creating Meaningful & Engaging Virtual Connections with Individuals with Disabilities

Thu December 17th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
Disability

About This Webinar Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, technology has been highly relied upon for work, school, and maintaining social connections. For individuals with disabilities, their families, and service providers, this has presented a new set of challenges. Among these challenges, the main experienced is that of creating meaningful and engaging virtual connections for individuals with disabilities. While there are many factors that contribute to this challenge, the main contributors are that of limited technology skills and knowledge/use… Continue Reading Plugged-In & Left Out: Creating Meaningful & Engaging Virtual Connections with Individuals with Disabilities

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January 2021

Intentional Inclusion for People with Disabilities – A New Year’s Resolution

Wed January 20, 2021: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free

About This Webinar How confident are you in serving as an ally for individuals living with a disability who are members of military families? Disability is a dimension of diversity that is becoming more of a focus for organizations seeking to enhance their inclusive practices. This webinar will provide you with information regarding: Definition of disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act Size/scope of this population Etiquette and language tips What to say/not to say to someone managing a mental… Continue Reading Intentional Inclusion for People with Disabilities – A New Year’s Resolution

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February 2021

Going Beyond the Checklist in Emergency Preparedness – Taking Action

Wed February 17, 2021: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
An image of a pen on a "Household Emergency Plan" document

About this Session: Caregivers can play a vital role in assisting families living with disabilities as they plan and prepare for disasters. Participants will gain the knowledge and understanding, especially regarding disability, needed to encourage families to take action now, before disaster strikes. Through an interactive session, military service providers and caregivers will learn essential steps to help build family resilience. Learning Objectives Identify essential and disability-related items that belong in a family disaster kit. Explain the importance of a written… Continue Reading Going Beyond the Checklist in Emergency Preparedness – Taking Action

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March 2021

Families in Disaster Recovery: Coordinating Support at the Installation Level

Wed March 17, 2021: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
A large red push button with the words "Disaster Recovery" written by it.

About this Session This interactive panel presentation will provide a general overview of Red Cross services as they relate to individuals, families, and communities in hazard and disaster readiness and action.  Special focus will be given to military families and communities.  The session will provide information regarding: 1) relevant Red Cross programs, structures, and resources, 2) relationship management and community resilience between military installations and surrounding communities, 3) the Red Cross’ role as trusted communication link among military families in times… Continue Reading Families in Disaster Recovery: Coordinating Support at the Installation Level

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