Showing posts with label #DisabilitiesStudies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #DisabilitiesStudies. Show all posts

Sunday, April 28, 2024

♿️IMSPARK: Holistic Health Care in the Pacific♿️

♿️Imagine....Holistic Health Care in the Pacific♿️

πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate

A Pacific where health care transcends medical transactions, prioritizing joy, independence, and holistic well-being for people with disabilities.

πŸ”— Link

πŸ“š Source

NPR Health. (2024). For patients with disabilities, this doctor prioritizes independence — and fun

πŸ’₯ What’s the Big Deal:

Dr. Clarissa Kripke, a beacon of compassionate care, is revolutionizing health care for people with disabilities in the community. Her conviction? Physical health should never eclipse joy🌞 and independence. Holistic health care like this is rare, but it’s what the community needs. It’s about more than medical transactions; it’s about enriching lives. Dr. Kripke’s goal extends beyond curing diseases; it’s about helping people participate fully in their lives🌊 . She ensures that health care isn’t just about ventilators and catheters; it’s about WWE matches, laughter, and moments that light up the soul.

The community has come a long way since the Olmstead v. L.C. ruling, but true freedom remains elusive. The U.S. health care system often falls short⏱️, limiting independence and harming health. Dr. Kripke’s approach challenges this status quo. She knows that sometimes joy is the best medicine. Her team secures wheelchair-accessible tickets, packs extra ventilator batteries, and shuffles schedules to accompany patients to events. It’s health care that celebrates life🌱, not just survival.

Imagine a community where health careπŸ₯  professionals prioritize joy, where every patient feels seen, heard, and valued🀝. Dr. Kripke’s legacy isn’t just in medical records; it’s etched in smiles, shared moments, and the freedom to live fully. Let’s rally behind this vision, ensuring that health care in the community is about more than curing ailments—it’s about igniting joy and independence.

#PacificHealth, #HolisticCare, #JoyfulLiving, #Independence, #HealthcareRevolution, #InclusiveEmployment, #DisabilitiesStudies, #DisabilityInclusion, #IMSPARK,

Sunday, January 28, 2024

πŸ”‘ IMSPARK: Disability-Inclusive Disaster Preparedness πŸ”‘ (VIDEO)

Welcome to IMSPARK, Imagine Pacific Information Spark! In this episode, we delve into a crucial topic: 

πŸ”‘ Imagining Disabilities Empowered in Disaster Preparedness πŸ”‘

Imagined Endstate

πŸ’‘ Envision a world where individuals with disabilities aren't just included but actively participate in all disaster management phases. They have access to resources, information, and the support needed to navigate emergencies, contributing significantly to community resilience and safety.

πŸ“š Source: 

Arena, K., & Abovyan, K. (2023, May 1), People with Disabilities Take Control in Disaster Preparedness. KBIA.

What’s the Big Deal:

πŸ’₯ Disasters disproportionately impact individuals with disabilities. The World Health Organization highlights their increased vulnerability. Barriers to healthcare, shelter, and communication make inclusive and responsive disaster preparedness plans imperative.

🏠 By ensuring inclusivity, we not only protect their rights and dignity but also leverage their skills and knowledge to enhance disaster response and recovery efficiency and sustainability. Join the conversation using #IMSPARK #DisabilityInclusion #DisasterPreparedness #Resilience. Let's create a future where no one is left behind.

Conclusion:

Thank you for joining us on IMSPARK: Imagining Disabilities Empowered in Disaster Preparedness. Continue supporting our efforts for awareness, inclusivity, resilience, and responsiveness in the Pacific.



Monday, September 18, 2023

πŸ›£️IMSPARK: AV INCLUSION ACCESS INCREASED FOR DISABLED COMMUNITY (VIDEO)♿️

πŸ›£️IMAGINE... AV INCLUSION ACCESS INCREASED FOR DISABLED COMMUNITY♿️
 (VIDEO)



πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate:

Imagine a future where autonomous vehicles (AVs) revolutionize mobility for the disabled community, fostering unprecedented access and independence for all individuals. 🌐

πŸ”— Link:

https://www.uschamber.com/assets/documents/CTEC_InnovationHighwayReport_July23.pdf

πŸ“š Source:

Innovation Highway. (July 2023). Unlocking the Social and Economic Benefits of Autonomous Vehicles.

πŸ’₯What's the Big Deal:

The integration of autonomous vehicles has the potential to be a game-changer for the disabled community and society at large. By providing enhanced accessibility and independence, AVs can empower individuals with disabilities to participate more actively in various aspects of life. 🌟This transformative shift in mobility can lead to greater employment opportunities, improved access to essential services like healthcare and education, and a more inclusive and equitable society. πŸ‘₯ Furthermore, as AV technology advances, it promises to reduce accidents, decrease emissions, and boost overall safety and efficiency, marking a remarkable leap toward sustainability and inclusivity! 🌍


#DisabilitiesStudies,#Inclusion,#AutonomousVehicles, #AV,#Innovation,

Friday, September 15, 2023

πŸ›£️IMSPARK: AV Creating More Access and Independence for the Disabled Community ♿️

  

πŸ›£️IMAGINE... AV Creating More Access and Independence for the Disabled Community ♿️



πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate:

Imagine a future where autonomous vehicles (AVs) revolutionize mobility for the disabled community, fostering unprecedented access and independence for all individuals. 🌐

πŸ”— Link:

https://www.uschamber.com/assets/documents/CTEC_InnovationHighwayReport_July23.pdf

πŸ“š Source:

Innovation Highway. (July 2023). Unlocking the Social and Economic Benefits of Autonomous Vehicles.

πŸ’₯What's the Big Deal:

The integration of autonomous vehicles has the potential to be a game-changer for the disabled community and society at large. By providing enhanced accessibility and independence, AVs can empower individuals with disabilities to participate more actively in various aspects of life. 🌟This transformative shift in mobility can lead to greater employment opportunities, improved access to essential services like healthcare and education, and a more inclusive and equitable society. πŸ‘₯ Furthermore, as AV technology advances, it promises to reduce accidents, decrease emissions, and boost overall safety and efficiency, marking a remarkable leap toward sustainability and inclusivity! 🌍


#DisabilitiesStudies,#Inclusion,#AutonomousVehicles, #AV,#Innovation,

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

IMPRES (Imagine Pacific Presentations): United Nations Disability Inclusion Part 3 (VIDEO)

🌐 IMPRES: UNDIS Part 3: 

Applying the UN Disabilities Inclusion Strategy πŸŒ 

(VIDEO)





🌐 Welcome back to Part 3 of IMPRESS (Imagine Pacific Presentations), where we continue our journey through the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy. In this episode, we focus on practical applications.
πŸ” Understanding the Framework: We dive into the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy Accountability Framework, highlighting the crucial role of digital access within the "inclusion" category.
🌟 Empowering Participation: Explore how digital access empowers individuals with disabilities to actively participate in society. It amplifies their voices, enhances communication, and bridges geographical limitations.
πŸ“Š Data for Impact: Discover how digital technologies enable efficient data collection, analysis, and dissemination. This is crucial for assessing disability, inclusion, and humanitarian contexts accurately.
🌍 Universal Design and Accessibility: Learn how universal design principles, accessibility, and reasonable accommodation are implemented by the UN to create inclusive digital platforms for everyone.
πŸ‘‹ Closing Thoughts: As we wrap up Part 3 of IMPRESS, remember to like, subscribe, and explore more episodes on the Imagine Pacific Pulse (IMPULSE). Thank you for joining us on this journey of inclusiveness and digital access!
πŸš€ Don't forget to scan the QR code on your screen for more content on the Imagine Pacific YouTube Channel.
Thank you for being a part of our inclusive community!


#ImaginePacific,#IMPRES,#Inclusion,#DigitalAccess,#UNDIS, #Accessibility, #ImaginePacificPulse,#DigitalEquity,#DigitalInclusion,#DisabilitiesStudies, 


Wednesday, September 6, 2023

πŸŽ“ IMATRIX:Community ADA Training - September/October πŸŽ“

 

 πŸŽ“ IMATRIX - Community ADA Training - September/October πŸŽ“


Location

AGENCY

TRAINING

DESCRIPTION

DATE

TRAINING LINK:

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

Accessible Residential Housing - 09-07-2023

This training focuses on making residential housing more accessible for all, including Pacific communities. Learn about accessibility standards and practices that can benefit the Pacific region.

09-07-2023

Course Link

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

What You Should Know About the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Gain insights into the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and its implications, which can be relevant in various employment situations, including the Pacific region.

09-19-2023

Course Link

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

A Review of Conflicting Court Cases Related to the ADA

Explore court cases related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and their impact. Understanding ADA-related legal matters can be valuable in the Pacific as well.

09-20-2023

Course Link

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

Microsoft Inclusive Design: Cognitive Exclusion

Learn about inclusive design and how to avoid cognitive exclusion in digital products. Inclusive design principles are relevant globally, including in the Pacific.

09-21-2023

Course Link

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

Maps for All – Building Accessible Maps

Discover how to create accessible maps, which can be important for navigation and accessibility in Pacific regions.

09-26-2023

Course Link

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

Ask ADAl Questions RE: The Interactive Process Employment Accommodations-

Get answers to your questions about the interactive process for employment accommodations under the ADA. Understanding ADA processes can be beneficial in the Pacific.

10-11-2023

https://adata.org/


πŸ”¬ IMSPARK: Unveiling New Climate InsightsπŸ”¬

πŸ”¬ Imagine... Unveiling New Climate InsightsπŸ”¬ πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate :  A world enlightened by groundbreaking climate science, guiding target...