Upcoming Webinar: Pulling Teeth: Working to Change Access to Dental Care for America’s Most Vulnerable

Session date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Starting time: 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Duration: 1 hour
Presenters: Achieva Live
Description: Oral Health access is a problem for many populations, but for people with disabilities, challenges are significant. The webinar will feature presentations that look at the overarching and immediate issues people with disabilities face when trying to access care. The panel will include a discussion of the Affordable Care Act and other federal/state efforts and offer viable strategies that can be funded in the immediate future to provide this necessary healthcare.Moderator: Barbara Sieck Taylor Executive Director, Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania

Panelist Include:

Dr. Steven Perlman, President of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry

Mary Anderson Hartley, Manager, ACHIEVA’s Disability Healthcare Initiative

Lynne O’Hara, Executive Director, Special Hope Foundation

Kristy Trautman, Executive Director, FISA Foundation

This webinar is free and open to the public, and would be of special interest to funders as well as dental professionals, people with disabilities and their families, safety net providers, and advocates.  Register online.

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One Response to Upcoming Webinar: Pulling Teeth: Working to Change Access to Dental Care for America’s Most Vulnerable

  1. Disability Funders Network is proud to be hosting this webinar to faciliatate this important conversation

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