Education About Disabilities/Diagnoses

Description: Programs that offer workshops, discussion groups, activities and other types of training that sensitize participants to people with disabilities, visible differences, and mental health and mental illness. Includes information for individuals and families with these conditions, as well as information to help others experience what it is like to have a disability, and share techniques for positive communication and interaction with people who have disabilities. (Adapted from AIRS PH-6200.1850 Disability Awareness Programs )

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NV

Las Vegas, NV

8990 Spanish Ridge Avenue
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: 702-737-1919
Address: 8990 Spanish Ridge Avenue
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: 702-737-1919
Fax: 702-792-2780
Services Provided: Educational, Emotional, and Financial Support to families who have a child diagnosed with cancer.
Original Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019
888 West Bonneville Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-483-6033
Organization Name: Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo for Brain Health
Address: 888 West Bonneville Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-483-6033
Fax: 702-483-6026
Email: louruvosocialservice@ccf.org
Services Provided: Offers books, dvds, pamphlets, and online resources on Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, various associated neurocognitive disorders, caregiving, and other related.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/27/2018
3711 Sunset Road
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Phone: 702-735-8434
Address: 3711 Sunset Road
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Phone: 702-735-8434
Fax: 702-735-8431
Services Provided: Supportive Education
Original Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019

Reno, NV

55 Reactor Way
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-829-7400
Organization Name: High Sierra Inudtries - Corporate Office
Address: 55 Reactor Way
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-829-7400
Fax: 775-829-7403
Services Provided: HSI's mission is to research, develop, and implement evidence-based learning systems for people with disabilities and for those who support them. HS-WARC encourages every individual served to discover and lead a fulfilling and independent life. They do this by delivering the best training, development, and assessment services.
Original Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019
6490 South McCarran Boulevard
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: 775-351-1959
Organization Name: Nevada Hands and Voices
Address: 6490 South McCarran Boulevard
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: 775-351-1959
Email: info@nvhandsandvoices.org
Eligibility: Children ages birth to 21 with hearing loss or communication access issues.
Services Provided: Provides training and education seminars, methodology choices (hearing aids or cochlear implants), early intervention programs, and networks with parents whose children have hearing loss.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/30/2018

Nationwide

Organization Name: Nevada Hands and Voices
Address:
Phone: 702-363-3323
Email: info@nvhandsandvoices.org
Eligibility: Children ages birth to 21 with hearing loss or communication access issues.
Services Provided: Provides training and education seminars, methodology choices (hearing aids or cochlear implants), early intervention programs, and networks with parents whose children have hearing loss.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/30/2018