December 2018

Patrick Foster standing with his WI Promise councilors. Patrick is holding a certificate for completing a Promise training.

Each month BPDD features a different leader in Wisconsin living with a disability. “What’s the Word?” is an opportunity to hear directly from self-advocates about what is important to them. This month’s column comes from Patrick Foster, an aspiring photographer/videographer and a Youth Leadership Forum graduate. Click below to read hsi article and if you’d like to see some of his photos he posts them to his Instagram @pat_bakk.

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What’s the Word-Patrick Foster