Unfair and Unequal: Covid-19 and People with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Event Date: 

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Event Location: 

Webinar

Unfair and Unequal: Covid-19 and People with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Time: Feb 22, 2021 12:00 PM EST

Register: https://heller.brandeis.edu/community-living-policy/publications/webinars.html

Join the Lurie Institute and the Community Living Policy Center for a webinar discussion between disability community members, self-advocates, and policy researchers. This conversation will elevate the policy and lived experience impacts of COVID-19 among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Leaders and experts from the disability community will consider lessons learned, future federal policies, and ways that policies that promote Home and Community-based Services can provide more equitable social justice during this pandemic.
Presenters: 
Angel Miles, Healthcare/home and Community Based Services Policy Analysis at Access Living
Julia Bascom, Executive Director at Autistic Self Advocacy Network
Nicole LeBlanc, National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems Group Coordinator, Disability Policy expert.
Scott Landes, Associate Professor of Sociology, Aging Studies Institute, Syracuse University

Moderator:
Joe Caldwell, Director of the Community Living Policy Center

We have requested CART services and ASL translation. For any other accommodations please contact us at lurie@brandeis.edu as soon as possible.