Event Details
Event Title Individuals with I/DD and getting the Covid 19 Vaccine: A Panel Discussion
Location Online
Sponsor Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD)
Date/Time 09/08/2021 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
For more information, contact the event administrator: Debbie Reinhartsen Debbie.Reinhartsen@cidd.unc.edu
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Panelists will share their knowledge and experiences with COVID vaccine, where you can get it, and resources that address fears and challenges. There will be time for Q&A.


Learning objectives

1.     Learn from the lived experience of people with disabilities who received the COVID 19 vaccine

2.     Learn more about how to access the vaccine

3.     Learn about the types of resources and supports available that address fears and challenges around getting the vaccine


Kenneth Kelty, Disability Advocate and Public Speaker

Jackie Kelty, Proud Mom and Parent Advocate Living with MS,

Greg Boheler, Self Advocate and OT candidate

Rob Christian, MD and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry

Curtis Hill, DRNC, Director of Project ACCESS

McCafferty Kermon, CIDD and U of A, Self Advocate Faculty and Liaison


Anna Ward, Director of Advocacy and Inclusion, CIDD- Moderator

UNC - Chapel Hill