Marlborough, October 14th, 2017. Mass Advocates Standing Strong’s (MASS) “Reach for the Stars” conference is focused on an assortment of topics whether it be how to learn about oneself through poetry or what’s new in the world of assistive technology or learn how to know your rights. MASS is a state-wide, self-advocacy organization run for and by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The board, our presenters, and many of our staff members are all individuals with disabilities.
For more information contact Marie D’Aoust at M.A.S.S. office 617-624-7549 or e-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://ma-advocates.org/conference-2017/
Mass Advocates Standing Strong’s Mission is to empower self-advocates through education to we make choices that improve and enrich their lives
They focus on:
Everyone has the same rights.
Rights and responsibilities go together.
Everyone should be treated equally.
People should have the same opportunities to make their own decisions and choices.
People should have the support they need.
Everyone is important.
We speak out for ourselves and each other.
We stand by each other and make things better in our lives.