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Meeting and Webinar Recordings from Advocates in Action


The page contains a sampling of webinars from the Advocates in Action RI YouTube Channel. You can also click on the following links to find out more:

CLICK HERE to visit the us on YouTube where you'll find a variety of additional recordings and training resources.

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Reach for the Stars: 2022 Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference Workshops

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Some different ways to get around.

Presentation Page for this workshop and learn more. Everyday technology and how to use it.

Presentation Page for this workshop and learn more. You'll know it's person-centered when ...

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Getting to work: Tips about employment.

CLICK HERE to open the Presentation Page for this workshop and learn more. Elections are coming! Know your voting rights!!

CLICK HERE to open the Presentation Page for this workshop and learn more. Self-Directed Services: Choose your own path.

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Learn how to use Supported Decision-Making.

CLICK HERE to open the Presentation Page for this workshop and learn more. Share your ideas about services and supports.

CLICK HERE to open the Presentation Page for this workshop and learn more. Let's Talk about Self-Direction: Likes, Dislikes, & suggestions.

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Music with Mark Cutler. Let's write a song together! About Me Boxes with the Leadership Series Class of 2022


2022 Rhode Island DD Community Forums

CLICK BELOW to watch the recordings from the 2022 forums that Advocates in Action hosted for the RI Division of Developmental Disabilities.

You can also CLICK HERE to visit the DD Forum page, which contains additional information about the topics discussed.

 

 


The Advocates in Action RI Leadership Series and Graduate Academy Open Houses

  


Hot Topics and Cool Ideas: 2021 Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference Workshops

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 A cartoon person wearing a short that says, "ask me first". The person is in the center, surrounded by arrows that are  pointing at them.  A cartoon person holding a movie clapboard that has the words, "My Life, My Services" written on it. The word, "action!" is written in a comic speech bubble over the person.  A cartoon face on a file folder that has "ISP" on the label and the words, "by me, with me, for me" under the face, along with some lightening bolts.
The person is surrounding by images of things to include in the support plan, such as a house, an art easel, movie tickets, a briefcase, and a graduation cap.

A cartoon person dressed in a business suit and holding a briefcase. The person is standing next to a path with different colored markets on it and a goal post at the end.   A cartoon person sitting in a wheelchair in front of a racing banner. The person has thought bubble of their head with images that represent things they dream about doing. Some of the images include: a cruise ship, pets, a business suit and briefcase, getting married, a computer, a paycheck, and an actors guild mask.  A cartoon drawing of planet earth with a picture of hands in front making a heart shape. There are also some hearts floating up from between the hands.

A drawing of people's hands that are held out flat and next to each other for form a circle. The words "let's connect" are written inside the circle.  A cartoon person sitting in the window of a small buiding and waving. The building is inside a flower that's growing out of a flower. 2  hands are holding watering cans and watering the flower.   A map of RI with location icons on it and ideas for different things to do that are low cost of free. A cartoon person is standing on one side and another one is sitting in a wheelchair on the other side. Bot hcharacters are smiling and cheering. The words "free!" appear above them in cartoon bursts, along with several lightbulbs.

A cartoon drawing of Mark Cutler holding a guitar. The words, "Music with a Message" are written below the drawing.  Cartoon drawing of Leah Keith holding a brush and painting. The words, "Our Work of Art" are written below the drawing.


2021 Conference Encores Series

 


Previous Rhode Island DD Community Forums

CLICK BELOW to watch the recordings from forums that Advocates in Action hosted for the RI Division of Developmental Disabilities.

You can also CLICK HERE to visit the DD Forum page, which contains additional information about the topics discussed.

 

 


2020 Rhode Island DD Community Forum


Person-Centered Supported Employment Program Virtual Open House


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