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S4: E3 Interview with Nicole Homerin, Inclusion Communities Manager and Kristin Humphrey, National Disability Mentoring Coalition Director from Partners for Youth with Disabilities
12th January 2023 • MentorChat • The Mentoring Partnership of SWPA
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Our guests, Nicole Homerin and Kristin Humphrey, from Partners for Youth with Disabilities share the importance of accessibility (specifically disability accessibility) when it comes to supporting youth mental health and wellbeing. This episode is loaded with information and resources on how mentors and other caring adults can best support young people with disabilities. You will learn about the intersection of trauma and disability, universal design and the recognition of long COVID as a disability. Have your pen and note pad ready!

Additional Resources:

Partners for Youth with Disabilities

MENTOR’s Resources for Mentors around Race, Inclusion, and Cultural Respect

Mentor’s Celebrating Disability Inclusion

National Disability Mentoring Coalition Disability Mentoring Certification

CPI Trauma Handout

Ableism and Racism: Roots of the Same Tree Podcast with Ibram X. Kendi and Rebecca Coakley

Youth Mental Health Resource Guide