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Webinars

Upcoming Webinars


Health Coverage Options in MN: Understanding MA, MA-TEFRA, Waivers

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

12:30 – 1:30 PM

What health coverage is available to children and youth in Minnesota who have special health needs / disabilities?

Presented by Kim Hicks, EIDBI policy lead, Disability Services Division, MN Department of Human Services, this webinar explores the health coverage options available in MN. Learn about eligibility requirements, cost and how to access Medical Assistance (MA), MA-TEFRA, and waivers.

Explore part two of this series on April 7, 2020 that discusses Early Intensive Developmental and Behavioral Intervention (EIDBI) services for individuals under the age of 21 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or related conditions.

The History of Disability Webinar

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Colleen Wieck, Ph.D., Executive Director, MN Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities presents on the history of developmental disabilities. This powerful presentation helps us understand past experiences of individuals with disabilities and their families. Reflecting on the painful history of abuse, segregation and dehumanization as well as disability rights activities through the years helps inform and motivate our advocacy work today and in the future.

In 1987, Colleen Wieck founded Partners in Policymaking. Partners in Policymaking trains self-advocates and families to “tell their story” to facilitate change in systems and communities. Learn more about this program at http://mn.gov/mnddc/pipm/

Early Intensive Developmental and Behavioral Intervention (EIDBI) Benefit

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

12:30 – 1:30 PM

The Early Intensive Developmental and Behavioral Intervention (EIBDI) services help people interact with others, learn and play, decrease unwanted behaviors, build independence and participate in community life. EIBDI is based on proven methods and are for people under the age of 21 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related conditions.

Presenter, Nicole Berning M.S., B.C.B.A, Clinical Lead, Disability Services Division, MN Department of Human Services talks about the EIDBI benefit and it’s origin. Get an overview of services covered by EIDBI and how those services coordinate with other services and supports that may already be in place. Learn how to access this benefit for your child.

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