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Cynthia Green
26:11
Hi Cynthia from Bainbridge
Sharon Troy
26:13
Do we need to be muted?
Sharon Troy
26:30
This is Sharon from Disability Connections in San Angelo TX.
Mary Willard
26:55
Hi Sharon! Please do stay muted unless you are talking it just helps with the accessibility and keeps the recording cleaner
Sharon Troy
27:05
Ok.
Ana Hunter-Nickels
27:54
Hi,
Gbrunk
28:07
Gayl Brunk, Executive Director of Valley Associates for Independent Living in Harrisonburg VA
Robert Blumenfeld
28:11
Robert Blumenfeld Alliance of People with disAbilities King County, WA
Ana Hunter-Nickels
28:14
My name is Ana and I work in Virginia at one of the CILs as a community living specialist
Kathy
28:24
HI from Central Pennsylvania! Kathy Quality Assurance & Compliance Director
Joan Ballou
28:24
Joan Ballou from Appalachian Independence Center, Abingdon, VA
Judith
28:31
Hi I'm Judy from Suncoast Center for Independent Living in Sarasota. I'm the Peer Mentor Advocate lol
Mary Stockwell
28:32
This is Mary, a CIL program manager from Scottsbluff, NE.
PAlvarez
28:36
This is Patricia from HASL Center for Independent Living in Grants Pass, Oregon
Melody
28:40
hi tHIS IS mELODY FROM acyl IN dAYTON oh
Nancy Raye
28:42
Hello Everyone. My name is Michael Raye
Jill Hattan
28:48
I am Jill from Hurricane, UT
Sharon Troy
28:49
Will there be a powerpoint presentation that can be emailed to us after the webinar, if we ask for it?
Carrissa Johnson
29:03
Carrissa Johnson Satilite Manager In Murray KY
Amy K
29:14
Hi Everyone, I'm Amy from Resources for Independent Living in NJ.
Shawn Latham
29:14
good morning everybody, Shawn Latham, IL Coordinator at the Center for independence in Marysville
JoshW
29:17
Josh from Disability Rights and Resources from Birmingham Alabama
Davina Patterson
29:17
Good Afternoon!!! Davina Patterson North Alabama CIL Director Disability Rights and Resources 馃グ
Becca Endicott
29:18
Hello everyone. My name is Becca I am an Information and Referral Specialist at The Access Center in Dayton
Denise Wardle
29:25
Hi guys!! Denise Wardle Executive Director, TARP CIL Paris, TN
Dana Sercos
30:03
Hello All, My name is Dana and I work for Disability Connections , CIL in San Angelo, Texas
Lisa Bonie
30:03
Happy Tuesday from the Silver State!
maria
30:24
What are those websites - please?
MJ Brooks
30:38
Hello! Mellowdee from the Disability Action Center-NW, Inc. in Moscow, Idaho!
Dori
30:39
Hi, I'm Dori from Able SC. :)
Greg
31:11
No cam today.
brianhollander
31:12
Hi everyone, my name is Brian Hollander and I am the Program Manager for Independent Living Center of the Tri-Counties in Santa Barbara, Sal Luis Obispo and Ventura Counties in CA!
srobison
31:33
Hello everyone... My name is Shaun Robison. Living Well Specialist in Specializd Services out of Camp Hill, PA
Amanda Whittington
31:49
Hi all, Amanda Whittington, AT Coordinator from empower: abilities, Springfield MO
APRIL Office
32:17
Molson.april@gmail.com
Greg
32:51
I'm here in SE Kansas and just literally just here to listen.
APRIL Office
33:13
www.april-rural.org for resources from the last peer support Rural Conversation or the ILRU.org
Mariah Boutte
33:19
Hi everyone. Mariah Boutte with the Center For Independence in Lakewood, WA.
Greg
33:46
One of these years I'll learn to actually structure a sentence into a coherent thought.
Susan Ragsdale
34:27
LOL, Greg.
maria
34:50
In a response to the need for advocacy during and after this pandemic, we are creating a Breaking Silences Subcommittee. This subcommittee will solely focus on issues pertaining to disability rights within our local communities, especially those individuals who have been impacted most by the lack of planning and preparedness around the COVID-19 pandemic.The Subcommittee will be an extension of the Breaking Silences Peer Group, but will have one main goal:To create an active space for advocates to work together to develop and create community awareness and change in the communities that we live, work and participate in.The intent of this working subcommittee is to make connections with local and state officials as well as partnering with other organizations. This subcommittee is being formed to ensure that our community members obtain and maintain a place among those who will make decisions that impact our lives. Topics of discussion will include, but will not limited to:路 Community Awarene
Renee: dRC Wilm. NC
41:07
Hi Sierra
maria
41:19
路 Community Awareness of the Disability Community路 Ensuring Equality for the Disability Community路 Regaining Rights that have been lost or not recognized路 Demanding a Place at the Table路 Working to ensure an Equal Income and addressing Income Disparities路 Etc.If you have encountered disability related problems during this pandemic, or you would like to volunteer to be part of change, please consider joining this subcommittee. Contact:Jesse Dennison: jesse.dennison@wright.eduOrMaria Matzik: maria.matzik@acils.comWe are currently planning to have discussions, and to work on an action plan, every Wednesday at 2 PM. This is a day and time that is flexible and can be moved to accommodate schedules of participants who will join.We look forward to working with you to create a future where everyone is recognized, respected and valued.
maria
41:38
We are in Dayton Ohio
maria
42:15
This group is for people all over the US
Shawn Latham
42:29
Shawn Latham, center for independence marysville WA I am trying to hold peer support groups meetings over Zoom, and to slowly transfer to in person maybe outdoor meetings before indoor ones when those are safe to do
Alan CruzacruzAlanAlan
44:53
Hello all! This is Alan Cruz Youth Community Liaison at the Dayle McIntosh Center in Anaheim CA.
Vicki Comeau
45:05
HI All,
Vicki Comeau
45:50
This is Vicki Comeau, I am the Mobility Manager for Newaygo County for Disability Network West Michigan
Lynn
46:57
Good afternoon, I'm Lynn Hatfield from LINC, Inc. CIL covering 3 counties in S. Illinois. Gratefully, we are still working remotely providing all core services and all others as is possible. And then also taking on several new programs specifically related to the Covid 19 issues and funding that has been released. Strangely, we have not received many calls for assistance. Our focus in this next couple weeks will be outreach to other service providers and consumers to inform them of service still available.
Karen Koch
47:00
Greetings from central Pennsylvania. CIL of North Central PA
hannahw
49:02
Hello! I'm Hannah Woelke, the I&R Coordinator for a CIL that serves 5 counties (4 very rural) in S. AZ
Susan Ragsdale
51:17
Similarly, I have not found consumers looking for resources as much as I have consumers who simply want someone to listen. Peer Support has really moved to the top of our core services list!
brianhollander
55:18
We find that peer mentoring is key to transition. Speaking with someone who has been through the process, especially someone who at first thought they couldn鈥檛 do it, can be very helpful for people who may be trepidatious about moving out into the community.
dgillette
56:55
Go Mary!
dgillette
57:21
You must have already had some great relationships with your nursing home administrators and staff.
Sharon Troy
57:34
I agree with others that consumers having someone to vent to or listenening to has been very important to them, as we may be their only agency contacting them.
dgillette
59:11
Agreed about keeping folks connected and checking in on them frequeently
Greg - SKIL
59:56
Something to bear in mind with regards to the stimulus monies is that, to my understanding, those in nursing facilities getting the stimulus is that it is protected income. Nursing facilities cannot just automatically take that money; which can be instrumental in transitioning those wishing to do so.
Amanda Whittington
01:00:06
We transitioned our Transitions Coordinator out of a facility several years ago!
dgillette
01:01:02
Yes, this is exactly what we are telling folks about their right to receive their stimulus and that the nursing facility should not be intercepting these checks.
dgillette
01:01:18
What are you seeing in your state with resident stimulus checks?
Greg - SKIL
01:01:24
Exactly!
dgillette
01:02:23
We've been hearing that banks have been dipping into stimulus check proceeds if account holders have overdraft or other fees due.
dgillette
01:02:35
this is in NY State
tra121967wed@yahoo.com
01:03:29
Very informative thank you
Greg - SKIL
01:03:38
Individuals should be determining how that money is spent not institutions financial or otherwise.
dgillette
01:04:49
Are any of your centers bringing in Legal Services with these cases?
Sharon Troy
01:04:55
How are you getting masks to those that live alone and want to have one before venturing out of their homes? Have you been mailing them to them? There are places that you can drive thru to get them but many consumers rely on public transportation.
dgillette
01:07:44
Sewing and mailing masks
brianhollander
01:08:16
I鈥檓 sorry but something has come up and I have to jump off of the call.
brianhollander
01:08:24
Thanks for the fantastic input!
dgillette
01:08:37
reaching out to our Emergency and Disaster Planning county director for masks, hand sanitizer and gloves
tpoucher
01:10:15
My mom lives in a assisted living place and their activities person helps mom call us by video- so maybe just talking to their staff and asking for this to happen!
SPUD
01:11:06
New federal rules each nursing home has to have tablets for residents to communicate with loved ones like it a one tablet for every eight residents
dgillette
01:11:08
So glad to hear about what many nursing and assisted living facility staff are offering tro keep residents and families in contact
Greg - SKIL
01:11:15
Ditto that dgillette
Dana Sercos
01:11:38
yes we have nursing facility staff that have devices consumers can use to communicate with their families and also respect the privacy of other consumers
Greg - SKIL
01:11:38
Welcome!
Aileen Martin
01:12:09
We are delivering them to people's homes.
Alan CruzacruzAlanAlan
01:12:09
I have a question for those that have done facebook live. I was wondering how do you manage the audio description situation?
Kathy
01:13:20
Kathy-CILCP-We mailed to our individuals in our Deaf/Blind program and they were truly appreciative when they received them.
Chelsie Henderson
01:14:39
This is Chelsie from Life, A Center for independent living, out of Pocatello, Idaho. We have partnered with the Vet center here and also obtained a grant to purchase tablets to loan out to our community. these are not only for vets but for kids who are at home and need to continue education or anyone in need for a tablet to communicate
Adam Burnett
01:14:41
The TAP program might also be an option for obtaining technology such as smartphones or tablets. Here in KS TAP covers some of those devices for qualifying consumers with proof of data/phone service.
Melody
01:14:46
technology Lead: Ohio has program called Generation On Line
christina tran
01:15:19
You can add subtitles after posting the Facebook Live videos
Greg - SKIL
01:15:59
I've not attempted it, sorry.
Melody
01:16:19
App be my eyes
Amanda Whittington
01:16:59
I am a Be My Eyes volunteer
Ana Hunter-Nickels
01:17:17
It looks like there are instructions on the internet on how to add captions on FB live
Greg - SKIL
01:17:19
https://www.bemyeyes.com/download
SPUD
01:17:41
there are webinars every Friday for next few weeks at 2;00 Pm Et that hosted by National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-term Care. I can forward email to someone that could post or send to everyone to be able to register for them, and they are providing updates about changes to nursing home rules
Melody
01:18:20
Ipad
SPUD
01:19:07
lol can you type that e-mail in chat box for me I did not catch it
Alan CruzacruzAlanAlan
01:19:14
Thank you all.
APRIL Office
01:19:29
molson.april@gmail.com
Mary Willard
01:19:29
Molson.april@gmail.com
Aileen Martin
01:20:45
we aren't planning on going live until the State opens up a bit more. When we do, we will only have 1/2 the staff present at any given time. We are eliminating the coffee in the waiting room, and in fact, eliminating most of the waiting room altogether
Aileen Martin
01:21:29
We are creating procedures for staff to sanitize as we go throughout the day
Shawn Latham
01:21:31
should specify we are only doing Zoom now but once the state allows then we might slowly go back but for now only zoom
Aileen Martin
01:22:13
I will send them to you!
Chelsie Henderson
01:22:15
we wont open to the public until Aug and to start we will do scheduled appoints that way we can sanitize after each consumer
Mariah Boutte
01:22:19
will you be doing these meetings monthly or weekly? I found this incredibly helpful and would love to stay in touch!
Greg - SKIL
01:22:32
We don't know what opening will look like for the foreseeable future out of an abundance of caution.
Greg - SKIL
01:23:01
Never went to work and got cabin fever before now. LOL!
Sharon Troy
01:23:14
Have you had many consumers dealing with being evicted; needing legal advocacy?
Greg - SKIL
01:23:36
Not at present actually Sharon.
Mary Willard
01:23:42
Mariah- We were doing them every other week- but I think we will try to continue to them monthly! WIll keep you updated
Mariah Boutte
01:23:55
thank you :)
Greg - SKIL
01:25:04
Be mindful of test scams going around.
Sharon Troy
01:25:08
The Governor here in Texas put a hold on evictions, which has helped at least one of my consumers.
Melody
01:25:22
Does anyone have resources for helping people with chemical sensitivity?
Ana Hunter-Nickels
01:25:49
I believe we, in Harrisonburg VA, have an agency that works with homeless and other individuals and they move around. So, they could go to the individuals home.
Greg - SKIL
01:25:53
Hold on evictions here in Kansas also.
Geneva Campbell
01:26:11
Ky Governor has done the same
kgarc
01:26:24
No evictions here in NM as well
hannahw
01:26:54
AZ has a hold on evictions, but it has to be COVID related...so people can still be evicted if their financial issues are not tied to COVID
Greg - SKIL
01:27:33
Wow! how do they determine that?
Sharon Troy
01:27:45
My consumer was relieved when I told him there was a hold on evictions, as his landlord was pressuring him to move out ASAP and he wasn't able to.
Mariah Boutte
01:28:14
in WA a moratorium was enacted however there are still evictions happening. a local legal advocacy group led a webinar for tenants who are still facing evictions and went over in depth our state moratorium. They suggested reaching out to pro bono legal advocates.
Greg - SKIL
01:29:04
Thanks all!
Lidia Taylor
01:29:10
Thank you everyone.
tra121967wed@yahoo.com
01:29:17
thank you
Vicki Comeau
01:29:23
Thank you
Sharon Troy
01:29:26
Great info.
Lisa Bonie
01:29:27
thank you
Dana Sercos
01:29:33
Thank You