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Human Development Institute

University Center for
Excellence in Disabilities

HDI Community Training Event

Disability and the Arts in Health and Wellness

Date: September 20, 2019

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM EST

Presenters: Sky Cubacub, Elizabeth Daniel, Reggie Weaver

Continuing Education Units: This program is presented in conjunction with the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. CRC credit hours are pending for Rehabilitation Counseling.

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Location: UK Coldstream Research Campus, Human Development Institute Training Room, 1525 Bull Lea Road, Lexington KY 40511

Talented people with disabilities make strong contributions to the arts and many other fields. This seminar will increase awareness about those contributions while exploring how the arts positively affect health and wellness. A panel of national and local artists with disabilities will share their experiences as working artists and the importance of the arts in their own lives as well as discuss challenges they have encountered while building their careers.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Increase an understanding of diversity and inclusion from the perspectives of artists with disabilities.
  2. Develop an awareness of how disability and the arts in health is engaging local, state and national communities.