Calendar of Events

The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council provides information about events around Ohio and online covering topics that may be of interest to people with disabilities, their families and others. Would you like to have your event added to our calendar? Contact Kim Shoaf at kimberly.shoaf@dodd.ohio.gov or 614-466-5232. Please note that we do not necessarily endorse each event. The information is provided as a service to pass along information that may be of interest to the public.

Calendar of Events

Comic Book: For Teen Siblings of People with Disabilities
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, February 11, 2021 7:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
End Date/Time:
Thursday, February 11, 2021 8:30 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Category:
Family/Caregiver Support
Location:
Online Meeting/Webinar
Description:

From the Center for Disability Empowerment:

Comic Book “Adventures From My World”- Meet the panel & author Julie Averbach as she reads the comic book and leads a discussion among a panel of teen siblings of people with disabilities. As a teenager, sibling Julie Averbach created Adventures From My World, a comic book designed to support siblings of individuals with special needs. This comic reassures siblings that they are not alone and raises awareness about their often overlooked experiences, and fosters open emotional dialogue about the unique hardships that siblings face. She earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, 2016 National Young Woman of Distinction, Diller Tikkum Olam Award, President’s Volunteer Service Award and the National AXA Achievement Award. Currently a double major at Yale and only 21 years old!

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