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AUCD: Poster Symposium: Diversity Fellowships: Utah�s Refugee Population and Disabilities: Successes, Lessons Learned, and Challenges

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Presenter

Eduardo Ortiz, Ph.D,
Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND

Other Presenter(s)

Eduardo Ortiz, PhD, Logan, UT, United States, UT - Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND;
Teresa Molina, Ph. D., University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States;
Helene Kalala, MSW, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, UT - Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND;
Mireille Karam, Salt Lake City, UT, United States;


Description

A collaborative project focused on increasing awareness of disability issues within refugee populations in Utah and building disability leadership opportunities for people of refugee immigrant backgrounds. We will describe successful experiences and lessons learned about the complexity and challenges while working with refugee communities on disabilities issues. Two fellows will share their experiences and insights related to the work developed. This initiative represents an opportunity to think and work collectively

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