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This is the logo for RI's 2021 Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference. It consists of 2 cartoon style boxes. One box has the words "Hot Topics", with the word "hot" wearing a pair of sunglasses. 
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Rhode Island's 2021 Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference

Thursday, June 24th and Friday, June 25th

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Zoom Meeting ID: 880 1238 8490

Thursday, June 24th, 11:15 am to 12:00 pm

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What it means to Self-Direct Your Developmental Disabilities Services funded through the RI Department of BHDDH and information about how to do it.

Click Below to watch the Conference Encore Presentation on our YouTube Channel!

Thank You Presentation Team!

Kelly Donovan, Advocates in Action RI

Susan Donovan, RIPIN

Karen Keohan, Advocates in Action RI

Andrew McQuaide, The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities

Additional Resources about this Hot Topic and Some Cool Ideas to Share

What's That You Say? Tips about Directing Your Services and Supports from People Who Do

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This page was updated on Friday, March 25, 2022

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