Welcome to Disability Network's Community Connections podcast where we promote personal empowerment and positive social change for people with disabilities.
Join us for our podcast where Executive Director Jim Moore discusses the topic of independence and our youth with Disability Network's Independent Living Program Specialist Katy Fisher and George Gray.
Katy Fisher is an Independent Living Program Specialist for Disability Network of Northern Michigan in Traverse City. Katy received her Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation from Grand Valley State University. She has worked with persons with disabilities for more than fifteen years with the last five years with Disability Network. She enjoys working with people of all ages, but especially helping young people with disabilities to live a happy, full and independent life.
George Gray is an Independent Living Program Specialist for Disability Network of Northern Michigan in Traverse City. George studied at Northwestern Michigan College. He has worked in the Human Services Field for 20 years. He started out working in a crisis center with people in a mental health crisis then worked assisting developing programs that provided recreational activities and employment opportunities for developmentally disabled adults.
Disability Network is the first stop for people with disabilities and their families in northern Michigan. Our mission is to promote personal empowerment and positive social change for people with disabilities. We educate and connect people with disabilities to resources while advocating for social change in an accessible and welcoming community. Disability Network is providing services to customers and community members via phone, email and online. We welcome you to virtually join us for peer support and connection with our weekly online Zoom events at www.disabilitynetwork.org
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