Preparing for an Emergency: Individuals with Paralysis and Caregivers

How Prepared Are You? Learn How To Best Prepare for an Emergency!

Wed, February 12, 2020
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

Cincinnati Childrens Hospital- MOB Building
3430 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229
5th floor Rm 5.201 & 5.202

Come join us for an informative session about emergency preparedness for people with paralysis and other disabilities! This training will inform individuals with paralysis and their caregivers about emergency planning. Participation in this training will inform attendees on how to: Identify how to prepare for the 10 Impacts of Disasters, Create an emergency plan with the assistance of a caregiver, and Understand the necessary steps for Sheltering In Place, Community Sheltering, and Evacuating. This interactive session will engage participants in discussion about how preparing for an emergency is specific to each individuals needs and how to best meet those needs.

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Looking for Advisory Board SubCommittee Members for the Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities

The Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities is working to find and remove differences in health and healthcare for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Center is looking for members for subcommittees who will work on each of the following focus areas:

  1. Prenatal diagnosis of developmental disability
  2. Discrimination based on disability in live-saving treatments, including organ transplantation
  3. Mental health and suicidality among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  4. Aging among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Learn more here

Open Full-Time Position: Project Coordinator for the Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities

The Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities (CDHPD) is a virtual center with the goal of identifying and reducing life-limiting healthcare inequities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) by improving access to anti-discrimination medical protocols. The Center consists of eight national partners with expertise in IDD, medicine, law, self-determination and family support; and an Advisory Board and Subcommittees that address various medical discrimination issues that individuals with IDD experience.

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