Building Full Lives is an initiative of the Board to create opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) (including individuals with diverse identities and/or who are underserved), to have lives in their community that include: Respect: People are respected and valued by others in the community, not just paid staff. Community participation: People are involved in a growing network of relationships; this is a relationship network beyond paid staff and disability professionals. Competent Contribution: People are assisted to understand their gifts, talents, knowledge, and abilities; and to use these personal assets to make a living through work, and...Read More
Day: December 12, 2017
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What’s the Word?
Every month we plan to share some perspective on disability issues written by a self-advocate. This could be about an advocacy effort in the state or just some food for thought.