DATE AND TIME
Tuesday, March 27, 12 - 1 p.m.
107 Rowell Building
This workshop addresses the importance of dialogue with American Indian communities to promote equity, inclusion and diversity and advance educational and health outcomes. Presenter Christine Vining, Ph.D., CCC-SLP represents the speech-language pathology discipline on the faculty team of the University of New Mexico's Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program and facilitates opportunities for infusing cultural and linguistic competence within the LEND curriculum. She has worked with children with disabilities, their families, and communities throughout New Mexico in many settings, and currently serves as staff speech-language pathologist with the Autism Programs. She has worked to improve systems of care and education through collaboration of family, community and state efforts particularly in Native American communities. She currently serves on the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Board of Directors, Multicultural Council Co-Chair, Native American Parent Technical Assistance Center (NAPTAC) Advisory Board and Brain Injury Resource Center Project Advisory Board.
The session will be held in 107 Rowell Building.
The workshop is sponsored by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Committee on Inclusive Excellence; RSVP required. For more information contact Vanessa D. Santos Eugenio, Vanessa.Eugenio@uvm.edu.