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Events in September 2016
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
VCIL Program Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 15, 2016
The Communication ExpoUniversity of Vermont Medical Center111 Colchester Ave., McClure conference roomBurlington, VT
Working with limited English-speaking patients, the Deaf community and beyond.
Open house format; drop in any time. Get answers to questions such as:
~ How can I call my doctor if I don't speak English?
~ What if I can't understand my medication labels?
~ What if the interpreter at the doctor's office doesn't understand my dialect?
The Fun Stuff
~ Snack on Nepali moms and chicken curry from Sherpa Foods.
~ Earn points to win raffle prizes, including gift cards from City Market and Mirabelle's, free Flynn tickets, a gift basket of Lake Champlain Chocolates and more.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
VCIL Finance Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 22, 2016
VCIL Full Board Meeting
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Vermont Psychiatric Survivors Annual MeetingFranklin Conference Center at the Howe Center1 Scale Ave.Rutland, VT
You are cordially invited to the annual membership meeting of VPS for the election of members and officers to the board of directors, a report on the state of the organization, talk by guest speaker Celia Brown and more. To be eligible to vote, please ensure that VPS has your current contact information. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-775-6834, ext. 11.
Celia Brown is a psychiatric survivor, human rights activist and leader in the movement for human rights in mental health. She is president of the Board of Directors of MindFreedom International, a nonprofit organization that unites 100 sponsor and affiliate grassroots groups with thousands of individual members to win human rights and alternatives for people with psychiatric labels.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Advanced Directives for Healthcare WorkshopUnitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bennington108 School St.Bennington, VT
Presented by Disability Rights Vermont in conjunction with VCIL. Learn how you can have a voice in medical decisions when you can’t express yourself. We will be learning about how to inform your healthcare workers and family about what services you would like to receive/not receive in the event that you’re unconscious, incapacitated or in mental health crisis. Participants will begin drafting their own advance directives during the workshop. Events are free. These are chemical- and scent-free events. For more information, to register and/or to request accommodations: Lynn Mazza, VCIL, 601 Main St. Bennington, email@example.com, 802-442-1876.
Women's Wednesday WorkshopUnitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bennington108 School St.Bennington, VT
"Advanced Directives." Presented by Disability Rights Vermont. Learn how you can have a voice in medical decisions when you can't express yourself. Event is free, but registration is required to ensure enough materials and seating. Participation is open to women with disabilities, their female personal assistants and allies. Light refreshments provided. These are chemical- and scent-free events. For more information, to register and/or request accommodations, contact Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-442-1876.