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Access:Ability November 2023 Newsletter

The November 2023 edition of the Ability Central monthly e-newsletter, Access:Ability.

Grantee Highlight

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Disability Cultural Competence Training with Painted Brain

Virtual Event | November 29th and December 6th, 2023

Join Ability Central grantee Painted Brain for a free cultural competency training. The new training promotes understanding and skills for creating welcoming environments for people with disabilities and is open to all behavioral and mental health service providers in California.

It covers:

  • The definition of disability cultural competency.
  • How to recognize different disabilities and their unique requirements.
  • How to appreciate the role of culture in the disability experience.

Painted Brain‘s mission is to promote mental health and well-being by fostering creativity and providing support to individuals who experience mental health challenges. Through peer-driven staff and services, they aim to empower individuals through art and community support to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

For more information about the training, contact Painted Brain or register for this free event today.

Resource Round-up

Glaucoma: Seven Quick Facts You Should Know

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What is glaucoma? This article defines the disease and addresses its causes, types, risk factors, stages, and the challenges of living with the eye disease.

Read more on the Ability Central Portal.

Glaucoma: Symptoms and Early Signs

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Glaucoma may go unnoticed in the early stages. Discover early signs of the disease, when to seek a diagnosis, and what to expect from the eye exam.

Read more on the Ability Central Portal.

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