On April 11, Dr. Michael Wehmeyer and Dr. Carl Calkins, co-principal investigators, National Training Initiative, National Gateway to Self-Determination, spoke on the radio show Central Standard on KCUR in Kansas City about self-determination and NGSD.
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A heartwarming story about Jim Poulakos told through the eyes of his sister, Essie Pedersen. Jim was born with Down's Syndrome and lived a self-determined, extraordinary life by anyone's measure, inspiring hundreds of people with his outgoing personality, kindness, generosity, and his infectious smile.
Varian talks about employment, and the different places he has worked - along with the jobs as well. He also describes how this affected his self-advocacy and what he determined for his own life.