Emergency Preparedness Webinar: Disability Inclusion Training Tips

Emergency Preparedness Webinar: Disability Inclusion Training Tips

 
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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

 

Webinar Descriptions:

Join this webinar to learn disability inclusion tips and strategies developed by the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)'s center in AZ, The University of Arizona, as well as national disability resources. This webinar is focused on emergency preparedness for individuals with intellectual, physical, and developmental disabilities and their extended family network. This webinar is divided into two parts. Part one will include descriptions of different emergencies, importance of preparing, and specific resources. Part two will include simulated emergency scenarios, with a demonstration of the use of equipment and techniques to address a wide variety of emergencies. This webinar will be used for public health practitioners and planners, as well as emergency preparedness professionals.


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Presenters:

Adriane K. Griffen, DrPH, MPH, MCHES, serves as the Senior Director, Public Health and Leadership, at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities. With 20 years of experience, she specializes in disability and health, social marketing, qualitative research, and health education. Her activities focus on capacity building, systems change, and health promotion for people with disabilities across the life span. Dr. Griffen integrates action learning principles and action research in her current work as she develops partnerships, collaborates on program planning including proposal development, supervises support staff, and serves as the programmatic operations contact for funders. Dr. Griffen integrates action learning principles and action research in her current work as she develops partnerships, collaborates on program planning including proposal development, supervises support staff, and serves as the programmatic operations contact for funders.

Chandni Parikh, Ph.D. is a recent graduate from the Family and Consumer Sciences Department at the University of Arizona. Her doctorate work focused on understanding neurodevelopmental disorders in very young children with an emphasis on early identification. Her research utilized eye-tracking paradigms to understand eye gaze behaviors in infant siblings of children with autism. She has been both an AZLEND and a UCEDD trainee where she worked on different clinical trials and conducted projects related to emergency preparedness. Chandni was also part of a team that conducted educational trainings across the state of Arizona on a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-implemented curriculum of Learn the Signs. Act Early regarding the developmental milestones and early signs of autism. She will be a post-doc at the UC Davis Mind Institute starting in August where she will continue work on screening and early identification among infant siblings of children with autism

Howard E. Zlamal is a special ducation teacher in Tucson, AZ, along with working as a habilitation/respite provider and part-time faculty for the AZLEND program at the University of Arizona. He also gives presentations nationwide on autism spectrum disorders as well as emergency preparedness for people with disabilities. He hopes to present at the international level as well."