Announcing the Sonoran UCEDD’s 6th and last of the AZ Community Living Now Housing Trainings. The May 2nd training is titled, “Creating Real Homes for People with Disabilities” and we would like to see individuals with disabilities and their families at this exciting session that will explore community housing models (shared living, co-ops, co-housing, etc.). Please encourage staff, families and individuals with disabilities to attend the next session on May 2, from 2 PM to 4 PM at sites in Yuma, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Sierra Vista and Tucson.
Presenters will be speaking in-person at the Herbert K. Abrams Public Health Center in Tucson, Arizona and at the Disability Empowerment Center in Phoenix. Each two-hour presentation will be broadcast live via interactive video to community locations throughout the state, allowing participants at any location to ask questions of the presenters; live streaming will also be available for this session (see below). For those unable to attend a training session, please call our office at 520-626-0442 for further information on how you can access the video and transcripts. You can find our earlier trainings at: http://azcommunitylivingnow.org.
AZ Community Living Now provides information necessary for families to create affordable and accessible community living situations for persons with developmental disabilities.
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Monday, May 2nd, from 2 – 4 pm (FREE)
“Creating Real Homes for People with Disabilities”
Val Schaffer (parent) and Holly Bohling (Federated HSC)
Presenters will discuss creating “real homes for real people” in tough economic times. Learn about different residential living arrangements including Cooperative Housing.
What is AZ Community Living Now: SIX trainings from January to May 2011 on housing related issues for people with disabilities and families. Trainings are available at http://azcommunitylivingnow.org
Who should attend: Persons with disabilities, their families, and service providers who support them.
· Come to 5 video conference sites across the state (Tucson, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Yuma, Sierra Vista) – locations listed below and directions available at website or by calling (520) 626-0442. You can watch video and ask questions.
· Watch the video streamed live at: http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/
If you are watching the video stream, you can email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Limited space at some locations – RSVP required to reserve a space at a site:
(520) 626-0442 or email@example.com
For updates and to view taped sessions, go to http://azcommunitylivingnow.org
Video Conferencing to 5 County Sites: Individuals can attend the “live” trainings at a location below or watch the taped session at a later date from their own computer.
Pima: Abrams Bldg. (east of UPH Kino Hospital)
3950 S. Country Club Rd., Tucson (Room 2102)
Cochise: University of Arizona, South Campus in Sierra Vista
Academic Technology Building
1140 N. Colombo Ave., Sierra Vista (Room B138)
Coconino: Flagstaff Medical Center
1200 N. Beaver, Flagstaff (Magee Auditorium)
Yuma: Yuma Regional Medicine Center, Corporate Center
399 West 32nd Street, Yuma (Rooms Kokopelli & Ocotillo)
Maricopa: Disability Empowerment Center
5025 E. Washington Street, Phoenix (Nina Mason Pulliam Conference Ctr.)
Please see attached flyer. For more information, please go to our website: http://azcommunitylivingnow.org
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For more info or to request a disability-related accommodation, contact Lynne Tomasa at (520) 626-7823 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary A. Larez, RD
Family & Community Medicine
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85724