The COVID-19 pandemic created many challenges for people with disabilities and older adults, as well as for the aging and disability networks. But leaders rose to the challenge -- as innovators and inventors, partners and problem-solvers. States and intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) providers successfully implemented updated waivers, procedural strategies, and other creative approaches to ensure continuity in home and community-based services (HCBS) and overall health and safety. Through the pandemic, we discovered opportunities to rethink and redesign HCBS.
ACL and the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) are partnering to present a series of webinars to explore these opportunities.
Please join us on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 3 - 4:30 p.m. (EDT) for the third webinar of this series, which will focus on transportation services. Specifically, we will:
- Review the transportation landscape for individuals with ID/DD;
- Learn from providers about their strategies to operate and maintain transportation services during the pandemic; and
- Discuss the future of transportation and lessons learned from COVID-19.
ACL Administrator Lance Robertson will provide opening remarks on the webinar.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
If you have questions about the webinar series, please email AoD@acl.hhs.gov.
The first webinar in this series focused on Supported Employment Services and the second was about ID/DD Day Services in the Era of COVID-19. Materials will be available online, so stay tuned!