Thursday, October 31, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Hidden Stories: Coping Mechanisms and Support Resources for Individuals with Invisible Disabilities
Rackham Building, Assembly Hall 4th ﬂoor, 915 E. Washington
Panel members will share their personal stories of self-determination and drive to overcome challenges, discuss the importance of connecting to helpful support resources, and oﬀer suggestions for institutional best practices. This workshop is aimed at individuals interested in increasing their understanding and awareness of hidden disabilities and the available support services and resources.
Moderator: Jack Bernard, Associate General Counsel, University of Michigan
- Patricia F. Anderson, Emerging Technology Librarian (Celiac Disease)
- Adena Rottenstein, PhD candidate in Psychology
- Alison Stroud, MA candidate in Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy (Deafness/Hard of Hearing)
- Douglas Weaver, Director of UMHS Financial Counseling and the Department of Registration (Depression)
- Melanie Yergeau, Assistant Professor in the English Language and Literature Department (Autism)
Event is free, accessible, and everyone is welcome.
If you need disability accommodations in order to attend or participate in this event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours in advance.