This interactive session, led by Tools for Life presenters Liz Persaud and Tori Hughes, will help you better understand disability issues and will equip you to advocate for yourself and others. Topics to be covered include value-laden language; understanding the relationship between words, attitudes, and actions; and disability etiquette. Activities include an Ask-it Basket Discussion, Q&A time, and more. You will also receive resources, including tips and strategies to keep the conversation going.
Tools for Life, Georgia’s Assistive Technology Act Program, works to help Georgians access assistive technology devices and services so that they can live, learn, work, and play independently and with greater freedom in the communities of their choice. Tools for Life serves Georgians of all ages and disabilities. Visit its comprehensive resource pages at www.gatfl.gatech.edu.