Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
By looking at them, would you think celebrities like George Clooney, Halle Berry and Lady Gaga have disabilities? Outward appearances can mask hidden disabilities, and data show nearly 20% of U.S. residents reported some level of disability in 2005. Join us for a conversation that may open your eyes to the challenges and opportunities of living with disabilities that are “hidden in plain sight.”
Panelists: Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI); Carol Ely, Community Program Specialist, University of Minnesota Institute on Community Integration; Brian Jost, former pilot and current NAMI “In Our Own Voice” Coordinator; Michael Peden, Sports Reporter for Examiner.com.
Moderator: Donna Johnson, Director, University of Minnesota Disability Services Office.
More information: https://diversity.umn.edu/criticalconversations
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