Tuesday, November 17, 2009

20th Annual Legislators’ Forum on Developmental Disabilities for King County

On November 23rd the Arc of King County and the King County Parent Coalition for Developmental Disabilities will host the 20th annual Legislators’ Forum for King County Legislators. This annual event has been well attended in the past and has had broad community support. In 2008 over 650 people attended, including 37 legislators and Congressional staff, DSHS secretary and DDD Director. This is the largest gathering of the Developmental Disabilities community each year. There will be family members, advocates, county, regional and state staff and opportunity to talk with legislators before and after the program. The forum provides an opportunity for Legislaotrs to hear directly from families and people with disabilities.

Location: Doubletree Guest Suites, Tukwila (Southcenter).
Time: 6:30 PM check-in, program starts at 7 PM

Speakers will include self-advocates, family members and community members. All interested persons are welcome! There is no charge.

For more information contact Betsy McAlister, Assistant Coordinator, Arc of King County bmcalister@arcofkingcounty.org.

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