DDS Commissioner Scheff speaks to the attendees of the 2019 Annual Meeting
of the Connecticut Parents with Cognitive Limitations Workgroup
On Thursday, November 7, at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Parents with Cognitive Limitations Workgroup, Commissioner Scheff spoke about the importance of looking beyond labels and the recognizing the potential in all families. Thank you to the members of the PWCL for your continued work championing opportunities, respect, and dignity for parents of all abilities & congratulations to DDS' very own Jossie Torres, Self-Advocate Coordinator and recipient of the 2019 PWCL Advocacy Award!
From left to right: Betsy Cronin, Program Director, The Connection; Ken Mysogland, Bureau Chief of External Affairs, DCF; Amy Porter, Commissioner of Department of Aging and Disability Services; Kim Somaroo-Rodriguez, PWCL Workgroup Chair, DCF; Beth Bye, Commissioner of Office of Early Childhood; Chelsea Humphrey, PWCL Assistant Chair, The Connection; Jordan Scheff, Commissioner of the Department of Developmental Services.
Congratulations to Jossie Torres, DDS Self-Advocate Coordinator,
for receiving the 2019 PWCL Advocacy Award!