“Hearts of Glass” Film Screening and Panel Discussion

The film is about an ambitious small business that combines high-tech local food production and meaningful employment for people with disabilities. You can watch the trailer here.

Attendees will have access to stream the film from Friday, June 19, 7 pm ET to Friday, June 26, 7 pm ET.

A panel discussion about the film will then be held via webinar on June 24, 2020 at 4:00 pm ET. Join AAIDD for a lively discussion with the filmmaker, individuals featured in the documentary, and the executive director of the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities, who served as an advisor during production.

Disaster Preparedness Videos

Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities and their Caregivers: This video features Erica Coleman from the UCCEDD and Emily Johnson, from Hamilton County Emergency Management. Erica and Emily discuss how to prepare for the 10 Impact Areas 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,

Disaster Preparedness: A Discussion with Frank and his Caregiver, Danielle: In this video, viewers will hear firsthand how a self-advocate and his caregiver have discussed the planning process in the event of an emergency situation. During this conversation, Erica asks Frank and Danielle how they have planned, what specific needs they have, and how they manage a variety of caregivers and situations in which Frank may need assistance.

You can find the videos here