How Doulas Combat Infant Mortality & 14th Annual Autism Conference

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As part of Ohio’s efforts to combat infant mortality, some local groups are receiving investments to try to reduce infant mortality. We’ll look at one of the programs receiving funding, a doula program called Birthing Beautiful Communities is helping families in the region. Then, the 14th annual Milestones Autism Conference is in town featuring panels with adults with autism spectrum disorder and parents sharing their everyday challenges.We'll have a panel from the ASD community on to discuss how greater understanding of the disorder is impacting inclusion in the Northeast Ohio region.

 

Resources:

Kay Colby's Be Well radio piece: Using Doulas to Combat Infant Mortality and TV feature

Medicaid commentary published in Birth

More multiple media coverage from Be Well: Healthy Beginnings

Birthing Beautiful Communities

 

Milestones Autism Resources

14th Annual Milestone Autism Conference - June 16-17, 2016, 8am-5pm at Landerhaven, Mayfield Heights, Ohio

Guests: 

-Christin Farmer, Founder, Birthing Beautiful Communities

-Kay Colby, Managing Producer of Health, ideastream 

-Ilana Hoffer Skoff, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Milestones Autism Resources 

-Joe Kraft, Dad of 19-year-old with Autism Spectrum Disorder 

-Aaron Schatzman, Adult w/Autism Spectrum Disorder

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