Self-Advocacy Symposium


Thursday, November 8 | 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Sponsored By Optum

Danielle McGill
Ann Storck Center, Inc.

Camille Franco
Project Coordinator
The Arc of Northern Virginia

The National Council of Self-Advocates has designed an information-packed symposia focused on one of today’s most challenging issues; accessible transportation. Camille Franco will answer questions and provide advice on what Self-Advocates can do to improve accessible transportation services in their own communities and Danielle McGill will talk about her ground-breaking work to help people use public transportation. Both Camille and Danielle will share heart-warming and funny stories that they’ve experienced along the way.

The symposia includes an interactive forum for Self-Advocates to share their own experiences and solutions. The program will close with Self-Advocates creating a Vision Board with the steps they will take to address transportation challenges in their own communities.

Self-advocates attending the Symposium will:


Click here to download the full agenda for the symposia

Final agenda subject to change

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