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Join Us September 22 for This Online Seminar - Disability Law and Policy: Emerging Trends and Future Practice

September 19, 2017
Source: University of Kentucky Human Development Institute

What: Free Seminar - Disability Law and Policy: Emerging Trends and Future Practice
When: Friday, September 22, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 pm Eastern Time

Where: Gatton Business and Economics Building, Room 311, 550 South Limestone, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY

Also available online: Please join us in person or online via videoconference. A link to the live video stream of the seminar will be sent to registrants.

Presented by:
HDI Seminar Series
Kentucky Human Development Institute
Phone: 859-257-3360
Email: walt.bower@uky.edu

Presenter: Peter Blanck, Ph.D., J.D.
Dr. Blanck is University Professor at Syracuse University, which is the highest faculty rank granted to eight prior individuals in the history of the University. He is also Chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute.

Description: As people, we strive to have the authority to self-govern our lives and navigate the path toward our futures. For people with disabilities, this isnít always the case. There are many laws that shape the public discourse on the civil rights of people who have disabilities. His dynamic seminar will examine modern disability law and policy and the advancement of the fundamental rights people with disabilities have to fully participate in society. The seminar will also explore the disability rights movement and discuss current trends like Supported Decision Making (SDM), a process that empowers people to make life decisions with the help of friends, family members and trusted professionals.

Learning Objectives:

      Learners will become familiar with the body of study on the efficacy of SDM as a fundamental human right.
      Learners will have a deeper understanding of disability law and policy to advocate for the fundamental rights of people with disabilities to have full and equal participation in society.

    Continuing Education: CEUís are pending in Rehabilitation Counseling in conjunction with the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. CEUís are pending in Effective Instructional Leadership.

    Electronic Registration Link: https://uky.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_enucjdJOILg69z7

    More information about the seminar: https://www.hdi.uky.edu/event/disability-law-and-policy-emerging-trends-and-future-practice

    For help registering, contact Walt Bower at walt.bower@uky.edu or call 859-257-3360.

    Link: Go to website for News Source
    https://www.hdi.uky.edu/event/disability-law-and-policy-emerging-trends-and-future-practice


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