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Webinar – “Everyday Self-Care: How Self-Care Can Support Caregivers, Providers, and Self Advocates”


Tuesday, April 23, 2024    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Free webinar for caregivers, providers and self-advocates on everyday strategies for improving self-care

Join the University of Illinois Chicago’s Institute on Disability and Human Development, the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (IL LEND) and The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP) on Zoom for “Everyday Self-Care: How Self-Care Can Support Caregivers, Providers, and Self Advocates.”

The webinar is on April 23 from 12 to 1 p.m.

Gain a better understanding of self-care and why it is important in our everyday lives.

Speaker Aubrey Thornton is a licensed clinical social worker and a sibling of an individual with a disability. Her presentation will include:

  • An overview of self-care and why its necessary
  • Completing a self-assessment
  • Identifying areas of improvement for self-care
  • Implementing strategies to take care of ourselves

Aubrey has years of experience working with individuals with disabilities across the lifespan and their families. She works at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) on a research project through the Department of Pediatrics and Disability and Human Development and is currently a LEND trainee at UIC.

The webinar is free on Zoom.

Register for “Everyday Self-Care” online.