2018 Reinventing Quality Conference: Building an Infrastructure that Promotes Equity and Diversity

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Opening Plenary
Monday, July 30, 2018

Maryland Ballroom

The Value of Personal Stories
Joseph Shapiro, National Public Radio; James Meadours, Consultant

This plenary will focus on the January 2018 NPR series “Abused and Betrayed” in the context of the value of personal stories in advocating for an equitable and diverse society. The panelists, award-winning journalist Joseph Shapiro and nationally-known self-advocate James Meadours will discuss strategies to assure that people with intellectual disability voices are heard.