Twin Cities and Zambia Disability Connection (2008-2009)

Description

Provided advanced leadership training in disability advocacy, policy, and services for a delegation of nine government officials, missionaries, educators, and advocates from Zambia in southern Africa, conducted in partnership with four Twin Cities disability organizations (Arc Greater Twin Cities, Fraser, St. David's Child Development and Family Services, and Opportunity Partners).

This project was archived on 2012-04-27T00:00:00-05:00

Contact
Amy S Hewitt
Director
Amy S Hewitt
Website
twincitieszambiadisabilityconnection.blogspot.com/
Funder
College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, Office of International Programs, University of Minnesota
Collaborators
The Arc Greater Twin Cities
Fraser [Minneapolis, MN]
Opportunity Partners [Minnetonka, MN]

Staff

Staff

Kristin Dean :: Information Technology Manager


Kelly Nye-Lengerman PhD

Kelly Nye-Lengerman PhD :: Research Associate


Beth E Fondell

Beth E Fondell :: Training Coordinator


Amy S Hewitt

Amy S Hewitt :: Director, Institute on Community Integration


Topics

  • Community life
    • Community supports and services
      • Faith communities
        • Person-centered planning and practices
          • Self-advocacy and self-determination
            • Social inclusion
            • Culture and diversity
              • International initiatives
              • Employment and postsecondary education
                • Customized employment
                • Housing and residential services
                  • Family supports/in-home services
                  • International initiatives
                    • Disability advocacy
                    • Specific disability
                      • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
                        • Intellectual/developmental disability (IDD)
                          • Learning disabilities
                            • Mental health and/or chemical dependency
                              • Multiple disabilities
                                • Physical disability
                                • Specific life stage
                                  • Adolescents and young adults
                                    • Adults
                                      • Children
                                        • Early childhood
                                          • Seniors

                                          Activities

                                          • Outreach
                                            • Technical assistance
                                              • Training and professional development