Updated on 11/29/2010 2:31:24 PM.
Source: Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Nearly 100 disability-service providers and members of the community attended the 6th Annual Disability Services and the Hispanic Community Conference, held at the Fifty Forward/Knowles Senior Center on November 17, 2010.
The conference was organized by Tennessee Disability Pathfinder Hispanic Outreach Coordinators, Carolina Meyerson and Cecila Melo-Romie, and was co-sponsored by Tennessee Disability Pathfinder, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, and Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities.
The day began with a presentation by Megan Hart, Coordinator of Education and Training Services, Tennessee Disability Pathfinder, on disability etiquette and People-First Language.
A panel discussion followed, offering information about disability support groups in Nashville. Panelists included:
The day ended with a panel discussion focused on the impact of health care reform and disability in Tennessee. Panelists included:
For more information on the 6th Annual Disability Services and the Hispanic Community Conference, or on other Hispanic Outreach activities, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (615) 400-4422.
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