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Disability Network Southwest Michigan

Webinar: Disability Language & Etiquette

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The language we use is powerful and can reveal hidden assumptions we might not realize we have. Our words can be hurtful even when well-intended. Disability Network is hosting a free webinar for human service professionals designed to allow participants to explore new ideas, ask questions in a safe environment and challenge some assumptions about what it means to live with a disability. Ableism shows up in our social work practice and organizations whether we intend it to or not; this webinar invites area professionals to learn new ways of thinking and talking about disability.

This webinar will be offered at the following times:

  • Thursday, August 12 at 1:00 – 2:30 PM
  • Tuesday , August 24 at 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Participation in this event is available through an internet connection or a phone call. Space is limited, so please register in advance below.


Registration is now closed.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this webinar, please follow this link to email Miranda or call her at 269-345-1516 x120.