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October 18, 2019
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National Leaders in the Mental Health Aspects
of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Join AUCD's Mental Health Aspects of ID/DD SIG, chaired by CSS Director Joan Beasley, PhD, and the Wellness and Mental Health Learning Group, formed by AUCD's National Center on Disability in Public Health, to hear updates on how people living with disabilities define wellness. Additional information about the webinar and a link to register is included in the AUCD announcement below.
A Webinar from AUCD's Mental Health Aspects of IDD Special Interest Group and the Wellness and Mental Health Learning Group
IDefineMyWellness
Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
Click Here to Register
Webinar Description
Timed in conjunction with Mental Health Month, AUCD hosted a Twitter chat, IDefineMyWellness, to solicit input from people with disabilities on what wellness and mental health means to them. Lessons learned and experiences from facilitating this learning group, as well as the resource developed will be showcased. Attendees will also learn behind the scenes tips for hosting a successful Twitter chat and developing meaningful resources from participants. Register now to join this meaningful exchange as we wrap up October, Disability Awareness and Appreciation Month!

Presenters:
  • Adriane Griffen, DrPH, MPH, MCHES
    Senior Director of Public Health and Leadership
    Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
    agriffen@aucd.org
  • Morgan Lerdahl, MHP, CHES
    Manager, Program Implementation & Engagement
    National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    Morgan.Lerdahl@nmss.org
  • Erin Vinoski Thomas, PhD, MPH, CHES
    Research Assistant Professor, Director of Health and Wellness
    Center for Leadership in Disability, Health Policy & Behavioral Sciences
    School of Public Health
    Georgia State University
    evinoski@gsu.edu 

Please Note:
  • There is NO cost for this webinar.
  • CEUs are not offered for this webinar.
  • You can test your connection to AdobeConnect prior to the scheduled time by visiting this test webpage.
  • For disability accommodations e-mail Anna Costalas.
  • This webinar will be archived.
Thanks for reading,

The Center for START Services

 
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