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Self-Advocacy Leadership Series [SALS] … Description

July 6 - August 31


Sponsored by:

Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council


The SALS will be held at

At Berkshire Community College

Thursday’s 5:30-7:30pm

July 6 – August 31, 2017

What is the Self-Advocacy Leadership Series?

The SALS is a eight-week leadership series to provide education, training, support and mentoring to individuals with developmental and or intellectual disabilities to:

  • Practice self-advocacy and leadership skills

  • Expand your social circles.

  • Be part of a team.

Class topics include:

Learning about self, Communication, Feelings and Values, Team Building, Taking political action, Leadership, How to give a speech and GRADUATION.

How an applicant is chosen:

  • Must be a person with a disability

  • Must be willing to attend and participate in all classes.

  • 12 Applicants are selected based on their wiliness to learn and participate to the best of their ability.

For more information, Contact

Tamara Huntley  413-218-7229

      email: Tamara.HuntleyMDDC@Gmail.com

Linda Thompson   413-205-1642

email:  Linda.ThompsonMDDC@Gmail.com

Office hours are Tues & Thurs 9:30am – 5:00pm


July 6
August 31
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Berkshire Community College
1350 West Street
Pittsfield, MA, MA United States
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