Multiple Chemical Sensitivities: Accommodating Consumers with MCS
Thanks to Closed Caption Productions and ILRU for providing CART services for this IL Conversation.
April 10. 2011
Multiple Chemical Sensitivities - Accommodating Consumers and Staff with MCS
Ann McCampbell, MD – Chair, MCS Task Force of New Mexico
Mary Lamielle - Executive Director, National Center for Environmental Health Strategies (NCEHS)
Darrell Jones – Program Coordinator, ILRU
Join us to:
- Learn more about Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) and some of the problem substances that can either cause or aggravate this condition.
- Hear about existing and proposed federal policies and programs that promote healthier indoor environmental quality (IEQ) and provide for accommodations in housing as well as in the workplace and public accommodations.
- Learn about alternative ways to interact and communicate with people who have MCS.
- Get tips and practical advice on how to make your CIL more accessible to staff and consumers who have MCS.
- Gain awareness and learn about your personal risk of developing MCS.
Power Point to be used during M. Lamielle presentation:
Documents for Presentation:
Additional Resources: Understanding & Accommodating People with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity in Independent Living
http://www.ilru.org/html/training/index.html and do a search for MCS
This IL Conversation is presented by the CIL-NET. CIL-NET is operated by the Independent Living Research Utilization program at TIRR Memorial Hermann in partnership with the National Council on Independent Living and the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living. Support for the presentation was provided by the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration. No official endorsement of the Department of Education should be inferred.
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