With October being disability awareness month in Massachusetts the Americans with Disabilities Act is an important part of that awareness. It is also important to be aware of potential changes to the ADA and people with disabilities. Join us in October to talk about some of the myths and truths behind these changes.
Through the support of Mass Rehab Commission, the YLN promotes self-advocacy and self-awareness for teens and young adults with disabilities ages 16 to 21 with opportunities for youth 14 to 26. This is a state-wide initiative with meetings and events held in Boston, Springfield, Worcester, and East Bridgewater. This is an opportunity for youth to make friends in their local communities and within the larger Network group. Check out our Photos from various meetings and YLN activities.
All groups and events feature fun, hands-on activities and interactive discussions about communication, teamwork, community service, disability rights, career interests and employment skills.
Pizza and refreshments will be served. New and returning members are always welcome to bring a friend. Parents/guardians are also encouraged to stay and hear from dynamic speakers throughout the year.
We hope to see you there!
|Boston||October 7th||12:00-2:00||Easter Seals MA
89 South Street
Boston, MA 02111
Easter Seals MA
|East Bridgewater||October 19th||3:30-5:30||Independence Associates
100 Laurel Street
East Bridgewater, MA 02333
227 Berkshire Avenue, Springfield
ASL accommodation requests must be received at least 3 weeks before the areas event. For more information, to request accommodations, or to RSVP email or call firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-226-2855. Also, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EasterSealsYouth.
**We will post any cancellation notices on our Facebook page by 10am on the day of the meeting (12pm for Springfield) in case of inclement weather. In order to receive email cancellation notices, please RSVP to email@example.com.
Youth Leadership is funded by Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission