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Posted on: March 29, 2021

MCBDDS and GCBDD host Self-Advocacy Conference throughout month of April

Virtual Self-Advocacy Conference 2021

Each year, the Montgomery and Greene County Boards of DD collaborate to host a spring Self-Advocacy Conference, and this year it's going virtual! Tune in every Thursday in April at 4 p.m. via Zoom for an amazing slate of presenters who will inspire people with developmental disabilities to speak up for themselves and help take charge of their lives. 

Speakers include:

April 1 - What is a Self-Advocate? - SARTAC (Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center); welcome given by Jeff Davis, Director DODD

April 8 - Positivity - Optimist International members Jennifer Kendo & Sue Armstrong; welcome given by Nancy Banks, former MCBDDS Superintendent

April 15 - Community Safety - Beavercreek Police Officer Sgt. Phil Wesseler; welcome given by John LaRock, Greene County BDDS Superintendent

April 22 - Housing & Your Rights - John Zimmerman, Vice President, Miami Valley Fair Housing; welcome given by Kamarr Gage, MCBDDS Assistant Superintendent

April 29 - Transportation - Serena Anderson, Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission; welcome given by Dr. Pamela Combs, MCBDDS Superintendent

Sessions will run from 4 to 5 p.m. and will be interactive.

To register and get links to participate, please contact kduffin@mcbdds.org.  

Questions? Contact Tammy Brooks at 937-918-2131 or tbrooks@mcbdds.org or Dave Gleason at 937-825-5227 or dgleason@cicloh.com.



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