Keeping the Promise: SIDDC Breakfast

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The Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council’s Annual Community Breakfast: “Keeping the Promise: It Matters to Us” was held February 26, 2016 at The Vanderbilt in South Beach.  NYS Senator Diane Savino and NYS Assembly Representative Nicole Malliotakis heard the concerns of advocates for and families of people with disabilities.

Life-Wire News Service’s Meredith Arout photographed the event and filed the following video report.

Next, we will post the keynote presentation at the SIDDC Breakfast:   Murray Schneps, author of “I See Your Face Before Me,” a personal account of his experience of having a child enrolled in Willowbrook State School, discusses his concern that New York State may return to the institutional system.

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