About Katherine McDonald, PhD, FAAIDD:
Katherine E. McDonald, PhD, FAAIDD; is a Professor and Program Director of Public Health in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University, and a fellow in the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD). Dr. McDonald uses ecological theory and social action research to understand and promote health and well-being among people with disabilities and ethical, legal and social issues in research with adults with intellectual disability.
Ethical Issues in Intellectual and Developmental Disability: A History of the Disability Rights Movement, Guardianship and Community Living
Dr. McDonald will discuss ethical issues affecting the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities; including key aspects of the disability rights movement, rights to community living, education, work, and decision-making. She will also facilitate a response panel on the perspective and legal rights of people with disabilities.
Facilitated Response Panelists include:
Michael Kirkman, Executive Director, Disability Rights Ohio
Liz Weintraub, Self-Advocate, Senior Advocacy Specialist, Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Christine Brown, LEND Self-Advocate Faculty Member, Clinical Research Assistant, Nisonger Center
Professional – $35
Family Member(s); Students – $20
Self-Advocates – $5
REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 1st!
*OH CSWMFT (Social Work) & OPA-MCE (Psychology) continuing education credits and certificates of attendance will be available.
FREE PARKING is available to registered attendees. Parking passes will be emailed prior to the event.
The Ohio State University Fawcett Event Center; 2400 Olentangy River Rd. Columbus, OH 43210 (614) 292-1342