Self-Advocacy

A View into the 2016 SAI Conference, Our Voice Our Story

Listen in as Michelle talks with Amanda Circle, Consumer and Advocacy Support Specialist, about Self-Advocates of Indiana’s 2016 Conference and awards program. The conference takes place Wednesday, September 14 at The Palms Banquet and Conference Center…

A View into SAI’s Speakers Bureau

Listen in as Michelle talks with Betty Williams and Melody Cooper about Self-Advocates of Indiana’s Speakers Bureau.  Six self advocates are now available to speak throughout the state on Dreams, Self-Advocacy Basics, and Employment/Good for…

A View into Best Buddies Indiana

Listen in as Michelle talks with Sarah Baldini, State Director, Best Buddies Indiana, about their mission to create opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

From Day Dreamer to Dream Catcher

Michelle talks with Joe Cooper, and his wife Melody, about his struggle with dyslexia and how a dedicated librarian helped change his life by teaching him to read. Joe wrote a book about his journey,…