Thursday, April 30, 2015

Press Release: Mental Health Symposium at Virtual Ability This Saturday

Mental Health Symposium
"Losing It: On Disability, Diagnosis, and Depression"
Saturday, May 2, 2015
The Sojourner Auditorium, Virtual Ability Island

All times SLT (Pacific Daylight Time)

8:30-9:30am- Dr. Harshita Biswas "Psychological Comorbidities in Specific Learning Disabilities"

10-11am- panel discussion among persons dealing with depression, family members, and healthcare providers

11-11:30am- Interlude I: "Musicians Get Depressed Too" with Arisia Vita

11:30am-12:30pm Amanda9214 and Jenna0212 discuss clinical vs colloquial definitions of the term "depression"

12:30-1pm- Interlude 2: "Musicians Get Depressed Too" with Arisia Vita

1-2pm- Colleen Crary "DEPRESSION: Everything You Want to Know But Are Too Depressed To Ask"

2:30-3:30pm- Alice Krueger "How to Read a Research Paper (without getting depressed)"

4-5pm- Tom Stewart, JD will talk about SSDI and the challenges of showing eligibility for a person with an "invisible disability"

Virtual Ability, Virtual Ability (54, 170, 23)

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