Thu, Dec 15|
Disability Awareness and Etiquette - LIVE WEBINAR
Is the word “handicapped” in or out? How do you guide a person who is blind? Should you offer to help? What are key aspects of communicating with someone on the autism spectrum? We will discuss the wide range of disabilities and best ways to interact.
Time & Location
Dec 15, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EST
About the event
Disability Awareness and Etiquette
Presented by Kathy Gips
Is the word “handicapped” in or out? How do you guide a person who is blind? Should you offer to help? What are key aspects of communicating with someone on the autism spectrum? We will discuss the wide range of disabilities and best ways to interact. You will hear from people with different disabilities. There will be plenty of time for discussion and your questions.
This is a 1.5-hour training session that will be hosted on Thursday, December 15, 2022.
Session Times: 10:30am-12:00pm EST
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Track: Older Adults/Persons with Disabilities
Format: Lecture, Q&A
HUD Category: Effective Communication (Recommended Training Area) and Supportive Service Needs of Persons with Disabilities (Recommended Training Area)
Cost: $35 fee, $5 off for members, 1.5 CEUs
Payment, Cancellation & Refunds: All webinars require payment via credit card at the time of registration. You will receive a confirmation and receipt via email. If needed, you may request a copy of your invoice and provide documentation to your organization for reimbursement. Live Webinars are offered on a specific date at a specific time. Registration closes at 5pm the day before the scheduled webinar. You will receive an email confirmation. Attendees can cancel their webinar registration up to 48 hours prior to the session for a full refund.
Certificate Notice: NERSC will issue certificates following completion of the feedback form which will be sent to you following the webinar via email. Note - this is a NERSC CEU. We have also applied for MA-NASW CEUs.
Zoom Notice:Most of our live webinars are hosted using Zoom. We use both the meeting and webinar features, so depending on which one we use, you may or may not be able to see other attendees and verbally participate. As always, you have the option to not show your video on all live webinars. Zoom information is sent the day before each scheduled webinar.
Recording Waiver: Many of the NERSC webinars will be recorded and used for an on-demand library to provide training to other housing professionals. NERSC applies for NASW CEUs for all live webinars. In order to receive a NERSC Certificate of Attendance and/or NASW CEU Certificate, you must take a short test following the session and select the correct code within 24 hours.
NERSC Webinars supported by CHFA, VHFA, Maine Housing, MassHousing, RIHousing and New Hampshire Housing.