October 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wise Webinar Series: 

Disability Bill of rights

 with People First of Washington

Please join us on Wednesday, October 7th for our webinar, Disability Bill of rights.”

Washington state recently passed a bill putting in one piece all of the rights and expectation a person with a disability has around all the services that they receive from DSHS/DDA.  People First has spent significant time getting terminology changed on several point that did not support a person with disabilities success and independence.

The new law of the land in Washington has been put into use at DDA and can partially be found on their website. Changes are still being resolved. During this presentation several people involved From Self Advocate, Agency Administrator, A former DDA Case Manager, A Special Education instructor.  Self-advocate board members from the DDC, SAIL, DRW and more.

Learning Objectives (Info, tools, and skills attendees will receive):

  • Understanding of This new Law.
  • Understanding of the Respectful Language Laws
  • Expectation of the person with a disability
  • Various perspectives of the services people receive
  • Where the self-Advocate movement is going.
  • What independence looks like now.
  • The Civil rights of a person with disabilities
  • How to incorporate this into the lives of the people you serve.
  • Help prevent discrimination and abuse of people with disabilities
  • Empowering a Person with a disability.

Do you require an accommodation, materials in alternate format or have inquiries about accessibility in this event? If so, please reach out to [email protected] no later than 5pm Friday prior to this webinar. Due to the short turnaround of our webinar series we are unable to accommodate same day requests. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully.

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There are no refunds for those that do not attend the scheduled webinar. If you do miss the webinar, we will provide you with a code to access the next webinar free. 

Wise provides Washington State Educator/Teacher Clock Hours for our webinars. For more information and to request Clock Hours, please click here. 

Supported employment is rooted in the firm belief that all people deserve respect, dignity, and self-determination.  Here at Wise, we are committed to standing up for and embracing positive changes in policies and practices to stamp out oppression and discrimination in our institutions and systems. We are focused on our mission of inclusion and equitable employment for people with disabilities. With this in mind, we ask that all participants extend respect, humility and grace during our events. We strive to create a learning platform where we all leave with new ways of thinking, doing and moving supported employment forward.
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