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Fighting the Stigma of Disability

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Fighting the Stigma of Disability

September 18, 2014
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Audience: 
Consumer/New Family
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This session will focus on the way society can label people with disabilities and how that can affect you. We will discuss navigating expectations when your disability may not be obvious, coping with personal limitations, redefining what the term “disability” means and the change in how society views bleeding disorders. You will leave this session empowered to accept your disability and create a greater sense of self.

Speakers: 
Sara Rakestraw, MSW, LSW, LISW
Garrie Barnes
Lynn Erickson
Moderators: 
Sami Jankins