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During this time of uncertainty, we want to provide you some useful webinars that help you to be functional in your everyday activities. All of us want to learn as much as we can. Webinars are an excellent way of learning. Here at Disability Awareness, we reached out to Illinois Self-Advocacy Alliance and asked if we could put their webinars on here. They were thrilled. Sign up with your email and you can view these webinars for free.

 

As we do this, we can get other organizations to do the same. It is easier to go to one place and find useful webinars. If your organization does webinars about disabilities, feel free to contact us so we can add your webinars.

 

 

Webinars on Coronavirus

“What is Coronavirus?

Recorded Live on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

This webinar explains what Coronavirus (COVID-19) is and how can we stay safe.

“What is Social Distancing? How to Take Care of Yourself During COVID-19

Recorded Live on Thursday, March 19, 2020

Society wants us to social distancing ourselves, but what does that mean exactly? How do we keep us and our love ones safe during this time.

“Tips to Stay Healthy

Recorded Live on Thursday, March 19, 2020

Wisconsin made a video for YouTube on how to stay healthy during this time with Coronavirus effecting people around the world.

“COVID-19 | UNICEF | Support Families and Children”

Recorded Live on Friday, March 27, 2020

Q&A with Dr. Fauci, who is on the task force for Coronavirus for the government. He answered many common questions about this deadly virus.

Illinois Self-Advocacy Alliance

“Health Matters: A Path to Exercise and Nutrition”

Recorded Live on Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Here’s to a healthier new year! Together we will explore how exercise, eating fruit and vegetables, and drinking water are important parts of our everyday life. Through creative discussion and activities, we will discuss and learn ways to “Create a Path” towards more exercise and better food choices!

“Be the Leader of Your Healthcare Team”

Recorded Live on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Members of the Community Choices Advocacy Initiatives Board will present a webinar that explores strategies for improving interactions between healthcare professionals and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn about a tool these self-advocates developed that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to have voice in their healthcare.

“Let’s Learn About Illinois’ University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)”

Recorded Live on Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Join us to learn about the UCEDD for the state of Illinois. The Institute on Disability and Human Development (IDHD) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is Illinois’ University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). Information about the national UCEDD network will be shared as well as our partners in Illinois. This webinar will share the scope of work being done at IDHD along with specific examples and resources that can be used by people with disabilities and their families, service providers and professionals working in the field, businesses and non-profits as well as policymakers.

“History of the Disability Rights Movement”

Recorded Live on Thursday, May 2, 2019

Learn about disability history with Nell Koneczny, a graduate student in Disability Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

“Welcome to Partners in Policymaking”

Recorded Live on Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Join self-advocates and Illinois Partners in Policymaking ® (PIP) graduates Brian and Melissa as they share about PIP, what they learned during PIP, and how you can apply for the Fall 2019 session of PIP. PIP is a leadership training program designed for parents of school age children with developmental disabilities and adults with disabilities.

“Protection & Advocacy for Social Security Beneficiaries: How Equip for Equality Can Help You”

Recorded on Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Hosted by the Illinois Self-Advocacy Alliance (The Alliance), this presentation provides an overview of the Protection and Advocacy System for Illinois, Equip for Equality, and more specifically reviews two programs with a focus on beneficiaries of Social Security; Protection & Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS) and the Representative Payee Program.

“I Can Be Safe Online”

Recorded Live on Thursday, January 10, 2019

Do you use social media? Email? Dating websites? The internet is a great way to learn and to connect but it can put your safety and privacy at risk. Let’s learn together about staying safe online.

For more webinars from Illinois Self-Advocacy Alliance, click here.

 

Virginia Commonwealth University

“Disability Employment by the Numbers”

Recorded Live on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

People with disabilities are hard working employees, but companies often overlook them. They often think that they will have to pay for accommodations, but they are mostly free. This webinar will look at this issue.

“Business Tax Credit & Deductions for the Employment of People With Disabilities”

Recorded Live on Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Do you know that companies can receive a tax break when they hire people with disabilities? Yes, they do. Learn more about this so you can do this information when you are going for an interview.

“Systems to Support Inclusion”

Recorded Live on Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Going to school is rough for students with disabilities. Listen to what one school is doing so the students are receiving the the proper education.

For more webinars from Virginia Commonwealth University, click here.

 

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