Part 2: Promising Practices - Accessibility and Language Access
The second webinar of the Telehealth for Community-Based Organizations Series,
Promising Practices: Accessibility and Language Access, was held August 26, 2020. This webinar focused on telehealth accessibility for individuals with access and functional needs and individuals with limited English proficiency. It highlighted innovative strategies for ensuring access to older adults, people with disabilities, and addressed cultural and linguistic competency when providing telehealth services.
- Brian Norton with the Indiana Assistive Technology Act program, who will speak on how the program connects individuals with access and functional needs to assistive technologies and user support for more accessible telehealth options
- Kathy Wibberly with the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center, who will provide information on CLAS standards and integrating cultural and linguistic competency into telehealth provision for improved access and utilization of telehealth
- Ryan Elza with the AARP Foundation, who will speak on an ongoing partnership with multi-family housing providers that uses smart assistant technology to provide services to residents and facilitate service coordination
This program is brought to you by the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.