Self-Advocacy Symposium


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

Danielle McGill
Ann Storck Center, Inc.
Mohammed Yousef
Program Manager
U.S. Department of Transportation

The National Council of Self-Advocates has designed an information-packed symposium focused on one of today’s most challenging issues; accessible transportation. Mohammed Yousef will provide an update on current and future accessible transportation policies and research and Danielle McGill will talk about her ground-breaking work to help people use public transportation. Both Mohammed and Danielle will talk about their personal challenges and successes.

This symposium includes an interactive forum for self-advocates to share their own experiences and solutions. The symposia will close with self-advocates creating action plans detailing the steps they will take to address transportation challenges in their own communities.

Self-advocates attending the Symposium will:

If you have already registered for the main convention and would like to add on tickets to the NCE Professional Development Seminar, NCE Awards, Music City Mixer, Self-Advocacy Symposium, or any other ticketed event within Convention, please contact Robin Powers at