Housing IL Conversation Archive

Visitability: Advocating for Basic Home Access

IL Conversation August 28, 2013
Visitability: Advocating for Basic Home Access 

Talking points for webinar 8-28-13                Transcript Click Here

Facilitators:
Dot Nary, Research Associate, RTC: IL University of Kansas – Lawrence, KS - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Darren Larson: IL Specialist, Summit ILC – Missoula, MT - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Here is the link to the info on the NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) website :
http://www.nahb.org/generic.aspx?genericContentID=196947&fromGSA=1
The actual quote is the third bullet under Code Gr$$n, halfway down the page.

 

Join us to:  
Discover new ways to address rural housing issues and how they can be used by transitioning consumers and to increase community participation.
Hear what studies say about how “Invisitable” homes contribute to social isolation and how “Visitable” homes contribute to meaningful relationships, healthy communities, and greater participation.  
Learn how to develop your own housing task force to advocate for Visitability.
Learn how to use the research to engage stakeholders and begin creating “Visitable” housing in your area.
Discover how a recent study is documenting the far-reaching and negative effects of invisitable homes on the lives of people with mobility-related disabilities.

Call in from a quiet location and join the discussion or feel free to just listen in.
 
"This IL Conversation is presented by New Community Opportunities, a national training and technical assistance program of Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU), and was organized and facilitated by APRIL.
 
"Support for this presentation was provided by the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration under grant #H400B100003. No official endorsement of the Department of Education should be inferred."
 

Again, to join your colleagues in discussing this IMPORTANT Independent Living issue, call the New APRIL Bridgeline, 267.507.0400  ame pin code  922899, on August 28th at 3:00 pm EASTERN TIME.
 
PLEASE JOIN US! IL Conversations originated with the University of Arkansas, CURRENTS.

 

For more information, call:
Kathy Hatch
Training and Technical Assistance
APRIL and the IL Net
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864.670.9283 voice/fax