MMI Monthly
Updates from the Munroe-Meyer Institute | Sept. 30, 2020
Director's message: National Disability Employment Awareness Month
As October spotlights the opportunities and challenges for people seeking employment, the Munroe-Meyer Institute University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is working to train youth in transition and adults to join the workforce. 

Trunk or Treat to move to new
MMI building this year
The Munroe-Meyer Institute is going "on the road" for this year's drive-through version of the popular event.

Crisis intervention training is
personal for MMI staffer
Rachel Ray helps train first responders to recognize common forms of IDD or mental illness and communicate effectively with people in crisis.

Gormley to help develop app to aid
provider-patient communication
Jessica Gormley, PhD, will be part of a national effort to create an app that will teach providers how to more effectively communicate with patients who cannot speak.

'Yellow Awning Project' celebrates
a classic MMI symbol
Rec therapy families will produce artwork celebrating the iconic landmark.

Strict attention to safety
made Camp Munroe a success
In its 38th year, Camp Munroe faced great challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mural's message:
We stand together
UNMC/MMI genetic counseling students share a message of unity through public artwork.

Denim for Disabilities to run from Oct. 5-30

This year's fundraiser, supporting adult recreation programs at the Munroe-Meyer Institute, has a "donate from home" option, as well.

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