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This will be a ZOOM meeting which is an ONLINE communications system that can be used with a computer, phone, or tablet device.  If you are interested in joining this meeting, please contact Mitch or Brendan, and we will send you a link to the ZOOM meeting

Topic:  Speakers Network 101 

  • Our Co-discussion leaders for this meeting will Be Mitchell Levitz, Self-Advocacy Coordinator and Brendan Klein, Youth Advocacy & Engagement coordinator for the Community Support Network. We will be talking about the following areas:
  •  You are a self-advocate who has already been sharing your own personal story to teach other people about disabilities.
  • You are a self-advocate who wants to learn how to tell your own personal story so that other people learn more about life with a disability.
  • You are willing to share your story and have us help set up groups for you to speak with. (Examples: students and teachers; doctors and other medical professionals; community organizations and more.)
  • You want to make things better for ourselves and other advocates by speaking-out so that people have a better understanding about disabilities.
  • You want to have fun enjoying this activity because it is a great opportunity to make a difference.


To attend contact Mitchell Levitz (mlevitz@wihd.org) or Brendan Klein (Bklein@wihd.org) 914-493-8119

Please feel free to share this announcement with other self-advocates who may wish to join and their house staff or family members.

New members are always welcome to join!

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