Serving Cross-Disability Populations (1.5 Hours)

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About the training

The IL-NET National Training & Technical Assistance (T&TA) Center operated by ILRU in collaboration with NCIL, APRIL, and the University of Montana Rural Institute and RTC: Rural, supports CILs and SILCs in building capacity to run strong, effective organizations. This webinar discussion highlighted varied approaches and strategies surrounding serving cross-disability populations. Specifically, presenters reviewed information regarding website and digital content accessibility, serving Spanish-speaking individuals with disabilities, and serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HoH) communities.

Target Audience

Executive directors, program managers, and staff members of centers for independent living

What you will Learn

  • Describe strategies to make digital resources more accessible for cross-disability populations.
  • Identify best practices for serving and making accommodations for Spanish-speaking individuals with disabilities, specifically those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Describe the culture of and best practices to serve Deaf and HoH communities.

View the training (01:28:34)

Note: For Playback View with ASL, click the box with three circles in the bottom right-hand side of the Zoom recording screen then choose Gallery view. This recording includes interpretations in Spanish. Select Spanish by clicking the globe in the bottom right-hand side of the Zoom recording screen.

  • View the English and Spanish PowerPoint (pdf)
  • View the English transcript (pdf)