Abilities Virtual Experience 2

November 20-22, 2020

Online Globally

Accessible 24 hours a day starting Friday, 9 am PST

Live host, workshops and adaptive activities: 9 am - 5 pm PST

The Virtual Experience will be Available 24 Hours Each Day

Access Info-packed Workshops
with LIVE Q&A

We have jam-packed this Abilities Virtual Experience 2 line-up with a wide variety of important topics for the disability community! And after the workshop, you get to pick the brains of the experts in a live Q&A.

To make these presentations as easily accessible as possible, they will all be captioned and ASL-interpreted. So settle in for the 411 on accessible travel, parenting with a disability, boosting your immunity through nutrition and affording the medical equipment you need and more.

Friday, November 20, 2020

10:30 – 11:15 am

Essential Nutrients to Support Your Immune System

Presented by Joanne Smith

Description to come

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Making Bathrooms Accessible

Presented by Mark Thompson, PVA

Accessible Bathroom

Description to come

1:30 – 2:15 pm

Building Your Employ-Ability

Presented by Carol-Ann Chafe, Founder & Chair of Access 2 Accessibility and Mary Daniel, Business Development/Community Engagement for Access 2 Accessibility

Description to come

3:00 – 3:45 pm

TBD

Saturday, November 21, 2020

10:30 – 11:15 am

The Disabled Pregnancy and Parenting Journey

Presenter: Daniela Izzie (New mom and disability advocate), with Valeria Isaacs (CEO, Friendsheep), Shannon Minnick (Director of Independent Living Services, Independence Now), and Molly Carnan (disability advocate). Vicki Varner-Thomas (Ms. Wheelchair VA 2019) hosts.

The Disabled Pregnancy and Parenting Journey with Dani Izzie

Description to come

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Creative Fundraising Ideas

Creative Fundraising Ideas

Description to come

1:30 – 2:15 pm

Disability, Mental Health, and Real Strategies for Empowerment

Healthy Living

Description to come

3:00 – 3:45 pm

Traveling With Disabilities: How the New Normal Will Affect Us…

Presenter: Debra Kerper, Accessible Travel Specialist

Traveling With Disabilities

Description to come

Sunday, November 22, 2020

10:30am-11:15am

Making Kitchens Accessible

Presented by Wayne Broadfield, PVA

Description to come

12:00 – 12:45 pm

College Accommodations for Students with Physical Disabilities and Health Conditions

Presented by Annie Tulkin, MS, Founder and Director of Accessible College

College Accomodations

Description to come

1:30 – 2:15 pm

4 steps to Emergency Preparedness Training

Presented by Ron Halog, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, ILRSCC

Emergency Preparedness

Description to come

3:00 – 3:45 pm

Speak up! How to talk about your disability effectively

Presented by Estela Lugo & Lainie Ishbia

Dad and son discussing disability

Description to come

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