Leading a Self-Determined Life...
Mon, 01/04/2016 - 2:16pm
For people with disabilities, navigating social support systems & government benefits can be an uphill climb. Listen to a couple of local self-advocates- Peg Ball and Lloyd Shelton- share their take on the best ways to engage in self-advocacy in the areas of Public Benefits, Education, [http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/disabilities/inhousing|Housing] & Careers. Peg is a life coach,a person with a disability and has extensive experience with both Center for Independent Living and PPA. Lloyd now works for U of M after getting his MSW there, and is an organizer for students with disabilities at the University. The workshop will be held at the [http://www.annarborcil.org|Center for Independent Living] on Thursday, January 7th from 3:00-4:30 PM. The talk is sponsored by [http://www.annarborppa.org|Partners in Personal Assistance] in partnership with the CIL. Please RSVP by calling PPA, 734-214-3890 or CIL, 734-971-0277.