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Come Learn with Us in the Spring 2024 Webinar Series

Date:

From the basics on disability, to health matters abroad, to the latest activities of the Clearinghouse, there is lots to share.

 

This webinar series is part of our ongoing effort to provide continuing education content for professionals in the education abroad field who would be working directly with program participants with disabilities or developing policies related to disability inclusion. Each webinar will offer opportunities for questions and discussion. Registration is free. Come join us!

 

All webinars include CART. Recordings will be made available to those who register. Check back regularly to this page as it may be updated.

 

Schedule:

Latest and Upcoming Initiatives of the NCDE

  • March 5, 2024 (30 minutes)
  • Staff share about the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange including our mission and latest initiatives.
  • Presented by Justin Harford and Laurie Laird

Disability 101

  • March 26, 2024 (60 minutes)
  • Staff will share about the basics of disability including models, reasonable accommodations and respectful language.
  • Presented by Lindsay Pamlanye

The Things They Bring

  • April 30, 2024 (60 minutes)
  • Learn about the accommodations that people with disabilities travel with, and what you need to know in order to be a better advisor.
  • Presented by Justin Harford

Recruit More Disabled People to Your Exchange Programs

  • May 14, 2024 (30 minutes)
  • Are you sending the right messages? Staff of the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange will share tips and best practices for recruiting people with all types of disabilities to your exchange programs.
  • Presented by MIUSA Program Specialist Justin Harford, IREX Manager, Leadership Institutes Allison Jennings and IIE Lead on Outreach and Communications Heather Theisen-Gandara.

 

Health Matters Abroad

  • June 6, 2024
  • Join NCDE staff and guest speakers to learn how you can keep all of your students healthy while abroad. Learn about mental health, traveling with medications and identifying appropriate health insurance for those with pre-existing conditions.
  • Presented by project specialist Justin Harford (MIUSA), senior intercultural programs advisor Callie Rouse (University of Michigan), and international travel safety manager Ayesha Usmani (University of Michigan), with a student panel by Emma Griffen and Kristen Popham.

 

All webinars are free of charge to registrants. Please send questions or concerns to clearinghouse@miusa.org.

NCDE is a project of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, designed to increase the participation of people with disabilities in international exchange between the United States and other countries, and is supported in its implementation by Mobility International USA.

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The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange is a project of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, designed to increase the participation of people with disabilities in international exchange between the United States and other countries, and is supported in its implementation by Mobility International USA.

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