The meetings include self advocates, parents or even caregivers of someone with a developmental disability as well as staff members.
We discuss disability related subjects that we find needs to change to enable better access to people with disabilities and become as independent as possible especially in our communities, system, make people aware and educate those who are able body about those who are differently abled. This meeting also builds a community and allow everyone to have a voice and share the things that is meaningful in their lives.
Inclusive Services is partially funded by Coordinated Outreach Library Services aid from the New York State Education Department, administered by the State Library’s Division of Library Development. Additional funding is provided by Stop & Stor Charitable Fund, Williams, Bridges Ride for Autism, Sagalyn Family Fund, the Brooklyn Eagles – a group of young and engaged supporters of Brooklyn Public Library, and through endowment funds established by The Joseph LeRoy and Ann C. Warner Fund and the Ilma F. Kern Foundation.