Partners in Policymaking Graduates Interview

37 years ago, the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities in the Department of Administration created a groundbreaking advocacy and leadership training program to give people with disabilities and their families the resources and skills to communicate effectively with their elected officials.

Disability Pride Month – July 2023

The entire month of July is now celebrated as Disability Pride Month. This is a good idea as the LGBTQ community has certainly been successful organizing a grass roots effort to celebrate Pride in June. Disability pride month is about celebrating our differences without using the label special needs.

Happy Birthday ADA

I’ve had 25+ years working in the disability community from marketing disability services in healthcare to creating disability policy in government. I am now president of my own consulting company. My goal is for companies and businesses to learn more about disability inclusion for people with disabilities in business.