#VaccinateByADA: Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence for People with Disabilities

#VaccinateByADA: Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence for People with Disabilities

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Zoom Meeting

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Webinar Description:

We invite you to join the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), the National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN), and the  for a webinar on 'Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence for People with Disabilities'. AUCD network members will share outreach strategies, lessons learned, and continuing barriers in the goal of vaccinating all eligible persons with disabilities by the 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26th. Presenters will provide real-world examples of their vaccination outreach efforts, including:

  • A fully accessible COVID-19 vaccine drive-through clinic serving persons with disabilities in Baltimore, MD;
  • 'Real Talk' community Q&A events for persons with disabilities to ask trusted doctors about the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida;
  • Providing COVID-19 vaccine information to persons with disabilities residing in the Navajo nation through podcasts and other innovative collaborations in New Mexico;
  • And more!

The webinar will also speak to how we can better include people with disabilities, including those from racial and ethnic minorities, in future public health emergency planning. ASL and CART captioning will be provided.

Check out this event and other COVID-19 vaccine events on the Made to Save/We Can Do This website:

Association of University Centers on Disabilities: #VaccinateByADA Virtual Event · Made to Save (mobilize.us)

 

Presenters:

Tanisha Clarke, MPH

Senior Manager, Disability and Public Health

Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Lauren Blachowiak, MEd

Program Manager, COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence for People with Disabilities

Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Maureen Van Stone, Esq., M.S.

Director, Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities

Director, Project HEAL

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute

Lydia Ocasio-Stoutenburg, PhD

Program Manager, Research and Community Outreach

Mailman Center for Child Development at University of Miami

Patricia Osbourn, MA, SLP, CCC, CEC

Associate UCEDD Director

Center for Development and Disability, University of New Mexico

Marcia Moriarta, PsyD, IMH-E(4)

UCEDD Director

Center for Development and Disability, University of New Mexico

David Carey

Disability Inclusion Specialist, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

COVID-19 Inclusivity Educator, Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council

 

Please Note:

  • For disability accommodations please email Jennifer Tuell at [email protected] two weeks prior to the event with name of event and accommodation preference in your response.
  • There is no cost for this webinar.
  • CEUs are not offered for this webinar.
  • This webinar will be held on the Zoom Platform. You can test your connection with Zoom before joining the meeting here.
  • This webinar will be archived and available on the AUCD Webinar Library.

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