Disability Leadership Network
- Last Updated: Sunday, 10 September 2017 10:04
is a local leadership & advocacy training program for individuals with
disabilities, their family members and community members who are interested in
learning more about disability issues. Participants
will improve their self-advocacy, public policy advocacy and leadership skills
by being introduced to the history/philosophy of the disability rights movement
and principles of self-determination.
Individuals have a chance to develop and practice necessary
self-advocacy skills, as well as learn strategies to access services &
supports. Members of the class will make
connections with other community members in order to create change by
advocating for policies and procedures that promote people having control over
their own lives and the inclusion of people with disabilities in our
Trainings held on Fridays,
9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
STILL ON DESPITE HURRICANE!!!
Sept 15, Oct 6, Nov 10, Dec 1
Participants are asked to attend ALL 4 training sessions
Featured Presenters listed alphabetically:
Kyle Piccola/Ginger Mayeaux, Arc of Texas
Dustin Rynders, Disability Rights Texas
Kathie Snow, Disability Is Natural
The importance of Inclusive Education & Communities
Supported Decision Making & Alternatives to Guardianship
Person Centered Thinking
Social Security & Work Incentives
Self Determination and Self Advocacy
Learning how to Advocate by Sharing Your Story
Resilience and Strengths: The Importance of Building the Circle of Trust
The Monarch Institute
2815 Rosefield, Houston, 77080
Free for family members
Free for individuals with disabilities
$100 for community members and professionals.
3.5 CEUs per session (no ethics) available for social workers.
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