How People With Developmental Disabilities Are Making Rhode Island Better
A program to salute and promote new approaches that support the goals of people with developmental disabilities.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Join us at the State House to learn more about the current issues facing people with developmental disabilities in Rhode Island.
Rhode Island State House, Senate Lounge
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Speaking program to begin at 3:15pm sharp
A corporate communications consultant, former news anchor, and former Director of Communications at BHDDH.
Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed
A. Anthony Antosh, Ed.D.
Director, Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, Professor of Special Education at RIC
Director, Division of Developmental Disabilities, BHDDH
Issues Will Include
The Workforce Crisis
Direct support professionals are critical to helping individuals nd employment, develop relationships, and become fully participating members of their communities.
Family education and support, accessing adult services, acquiring a high school diploma
Companies in RI are seeing the value of employees with developmental disabilities