Betty Schwieterman, Tim McCue, Lisa Robbe, and SARTAC Fellow Sorretie Jaro attended the Community Summit in Wenatchee June 12-14, 2018 along with 1000 registered participants. Highlights included sessions from
Lydia Brown https://autistichoya.net/bio/ ,
Dave Hingsburger http://davehingsburger.blogspot.com/ ,
and Ari Ne’eman https://arineeman.com/about/
DD Ombuds staff also presented a workshop to 40 participants on how the Office of DD Ombuds responds to complaints of abuse and neglect. Participants practiced resolving concerns at the lowest possible level as well as methods of legislative advocacy.