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Webinar: Empowering People with Disabilities to Recognize and Report Abuse

Thursday, May 24, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Description: This hour long webinar with Mark Starford and Kecia Weller will explore –
• How to recognize and support people with disabilities who have experienced abuse
• How to empower self-advocates to identify and report abuse

Mark Starford, Director of Board Resource Center, facilitates leadership of people with disabilities and development of person-centered services. Kecia Weller is a state and national peer advocate for people with disabilities. Her focus is to ensure people who experienced abuse and assault get the support needed to live self-determined lives. Kecia along with Mark produced a PSA titled "Abuse of Persons with Disabilities: The Silent Epidemic" and with The National Arc’s NCCJD developed the “Talk about Sexual Violence” project.