Jason stopped by to talk to us about the vital need for a caregiver for a person with a disability and how family members who care for their family members. We had a great conversation about support and how to manage the balance of being a caregiver but also a family member.
If you are a family caregiver and what to come in chat with us, please contact us.
The IC's Information and Referral Specialist Maritta Coffey comes in to talk to Daniel and Rebecca about this vital service for our consumers. More about Information and Referral please check out the link below.
Colorado Springs Councilmember Yolanda Avila comes by to talk about her journey once she was diagnosed with her vision disability, advocating for transit improvements in our City, then taking the leap to be on our City Council to effect more change.
We talk a bit about some disability awareness, and coffee!
You are welcome to reach out to Yolanda Avila at her email address - Yolanda.Avila@coloradosprings.gov
Patricia Yeager, CEO of the IC and Chade Kronby, Assistant to the CEO joined us today for a wonderful chat through their journey's to the IC! Patricia speaks about her path to the IC, through education and exciting employment opportunities that created access for Persons with Disabilities. Chade discusses how she first became a consumer at the IC, to part-time employment, to full time employment and really keeping Patricia moving throughout her day. We are so excited to have them both with us!