Tag Archives: cross-disability

News and Notes . . . and Video! for September 8, 2016

In this edition of our News and Notes email, we would like to share a series of videos of presentations given at The 18th Annual Family Café this past June. The Annual Family Café is the nation’s largest statewide cross-disability … Continue reading

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Trauma and Individuals with Disabilities

This presentation from The 18th Annual Family Cafe this past June in Orlando explores the definition of trauma, and why everyone should be aware of the role it plays in our health and wellness. It examines what trauma is and … Continue reading

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CAFE TAC News and Notes for July 27, 2016

This week marks the 26th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This landmark piece of legislation guaranteed that citizens with disabilities would have the same access to public spaces, rights in the workplace, and ability to … Continue reading

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Video: Mental Health Roundtable

In this video recording of a session in the Mental Health track at The 17th Annual Family Cafe, CAFE TAC Program Director Jeremy Countryman and peer specialist and advocate Heather Hawk lead a discussion touching on a number of mental … Continue reading

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Mental Illness: It Can Happen to Anyone

In this video recording of a session in the Mental Health track at The 17th Annual Family Cafe, Pam Ford of South Florida Behavioral Health Network shares her personal journey through childhood trauma, psychiatric hospitalizations, and incarceration, to her current … Continue reading

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