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Education Archive

Promoting the Wellbeing of Individuals with IDD Through Research and HealthMatters, Maryland

Date: October 18, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. EST

Wellbeing of Individuals with IDD Through Research and HealthMatters, Maryland



Content Overview:

Dr. Lynne Tomasa will focus on future planning for individuals with IDD, including integrating concepts of health and wellness into a future plan. She will also discuss the role of healthcare and service professionals in supporting the wishes of individuals with IDD and their families.

Jennifer Eastman will then explain the HealthMatters Scale Up initiative, framework and goals. Jennifer will also discuss the MD Department of Disabilities and its unique position in MD government and the progress and success in implementing the Scale Up thus far. She will also explore some identified opportunities for future success and sustainability.

Presenters:
Lynne Tomasa, PhD, MSW, University of Arizona, Sonoran UCEDD
Jennifer Eastman, MBA, Maryland Department of Disabilities