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Rhode Island's 2021 Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference

Break-Out Session #1: Who's the Boss?

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.

Your support staff work for YOU. We’ll talk about the role they play in your life

Presented by: Max Barrows and Karen Topper from Green Mountain Self-Advocates, Vermont

This is the opening slide from the Who's the Boss presentation. It contains 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. It also includes a message that says, "Speakng Up: Sometimes it's easier said than done." 

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