“What’s the Word?” is an opportunity to hear directly from self-advocates about what’s important to them. This month’s article features Brett Maki from Madison. Brett is a volunteer, Vice President of the Youth Leadership Forum Board, 2024 recipient of the Dan Remick Award for Self-Advocacy, and 2023 Partners in Policymaking graduate.

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