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Webinar: Inclusion Academy- Culturally Responsive Care- Opening Up About Invisible Disabilities

February 9, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Join Christina Irene as she provides an overview of invisible disabilities and fluidity of visibility, severity, different impacts of same diagnoses

She will cover:

  • Personal profiles of people with various disabilities, with key takeaways
  • Stigma as “illness shaming” and how to mitigate stigma
  • What “passing” means to a disabled person and why it is harmful
  • Disability identity, person-first versus identity-first language, imposter syndrome
  • Tips for inclusive collaboration in the workplace

Christina Irene has presented on invisible disabilities from the Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico to London, England for non-profit organizations, government entities, academic institutions, and corporations. She has published two books on the subject: Talking Splat: Communicating About Hidden Disabilities and Splatvocate: Supporting People With Hidden Disabilities. She lives with physical, mental health, and cognitive disability.

The following credits have been approved for this webinar session:

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ – 1 Credit(s)
  • PSNA – 1 Credit(s)

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This session will be recorded, and participation constitutes consent to be recorded.

If you have any questions or require accommodation for a disability to participate, please email diversity@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

Organizer

Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Phone:
717-531-1012
Email:
diversity@pennstatehealth.psu.edu
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