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Webinars Alert - Future Planning and Using Telehealth

The North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD) is hosting two webinars on issues that are affecting people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (I/DD) and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts them. The webinars are open to self-advocates, families, caregivers and other stakeholders. Please see information for the two webinars and join NCCDD. 

April 29: Future Planning

When: 6:30 PM EST

  • Have You Asked Yourself During the Covid-19 Crisis the Following Questions:
    What happens to my loved one with disabilities if I get sick?
    What happens to my loved one with disabilities if I die?

Speakers:

  • Welcome/Introductions: Talley Wells
  • Moderator Kerri Eaker
  • Panelists:
    • Betsy MacMichael, Executive Director, First in Families
    • Melinda Plue, Director of Advocacy and Chapter Development, The Arc of North Carolina
    • Wanda Curley, Parent Advocate, Autism Society of North Carolina

Watch the webinar here

Video transcription will be posted soon. 

Responses to attendee-submitted questions will be posted soon.  


May 4: Practical Health Guidance for People with Disabilities

When: 6:30 PM

Topic: Using Telehealth Sessions Effectively for Your Healthcare Needs

Speakers:

  • Welcome/Introductions: Talley Wells
  • Moderator – Kerri Eaker
  • Panelists:
    • Robert Christian, MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilitie
    • Rebecca Putnam, MD, Family Medicine Physician, MAHEC Family Health Center at Biltmore
    • Jared Coffey, LCSW, Behavioral Health – Mission Children’s Hospital, Olson Huff Center for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
    • Maudeb Maybin, Self-Advocate

Watch the webinar here

 

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Important Health Care Guidance for People with Disabilities during COVID-19

Click here to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 in NCor text COVIDNC to 898211.  

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