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Disability Leadership Network - African American Community Outreach

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       Registration is open, Seating is Limited!

Calling All People with Disabilities & Their Family Members!

Is your family member struggling to live a meaningful life?

Concerned about Texans with disabilities having control over their own lives?

Do you have a plan for the future?

Have you created a circle of support for you and your family?

What are the signs of bullying?

Do you want to learn how to speak up for yourself more effectively and

make decisions about your own life?

This class is for YOU!!  

You will:

· Hear from people with disabilities who are living meaningful lives

· Understand the importance of being resilient and raising resilient children

· Develop and practice necessary self-advocacy skills

· Make connections with other community members & state agencies

· Learn how to guide your or your child’s career path   


Saturday – NEW DATE: November 11 - 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Location: The Church Without Walls - 5725 Queenston Blvd, Houston 77057

Featured Presenters:

Ricky Broussard, Imagine Enterprises

Sara Freeman Smith, U R Gems Group/From Disability to Productivity

Adiaha Spinks-Franklin, MD, MPH, FAAP –

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician – Owner, DBP Doc, PLLC

Jeanna TenBrink, The Arc of the Gulf Coast


Free - 
Self Advocates (Adults with Disabilities) and 
Family Members


$50 - Professional/Community Members –

CEU’s for Social Workers – 3.5 per session – no ethics


For more information – Call 713-466-6304 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


TCDD_logo.jpg*Financial support is provided by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities with Federal funds made available by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Developmental Disabilities, ($75,000/75% DD funds, $25,029/25% non-federal resources)