Advocacy

Pertinent forum grows from self-advocates’ questions

Committee identifies need for information on employment policy By Lisa Bailey A collaborative forum and an information pamphlet on a pertinent employment policy for people with developmental disabilities were sparked from...

Love for her son inspires mother’s dogged determination

Decades of advocacy fosters greater understanding and inclusion By Lisa Bailey If actions speak louder than words, then Nina Pickburn’s love for her son is deafening. ...

Stellar self-advocates committee brings experience, determination, connections to task

Group seeks to educate, mentor with vision of strengthening community By Michelle Strutzenberger They have years of experience, a dogged determination and plethora of connections, and those strengths are already serving...

Self-advocates strive to empower and educate

Relationships develop that provide support and friendship By Lisa Bailey Long involved in the community living movement, self-advocates Dave and Lorie strive to help people who have disabilities realize their full...

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