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Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities—Your Rights and Options

May 18, 2020 Healthcare Consumer Rights Foundation
Fight Back
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities—Your Rights and Options
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Fight Back
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities—Your Rights and Options
May 18, 2020
Healthcare Consumer Rights Foundation

Intellectual and Developmental DisabilitiesYour Rights and Options: A discussion with Ken Barnes, CEO at Options For All.

Millions of people suffer from autism, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and intellectual disabilities. In this episode, Ken Barnes talks about growing up with his developmentally disabled twin brother, and the issues that he and his family went through caring for him. Because of that experience, in 2014, Ken volunteered to serve at Options for All, a nonprofit organization located in San Diego that provides a variety of community engagement services for the developmentally disabled. In 2017 he joined the board; in 2020, he became CEO. During the episode, Ken shares about how to work through these issues and the resources that are available. He then provides some helpful tips about what people and families facing similar problems can do.

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Intellectual and Developmental DisabilitiesYour Rights and Options: A discussion with Ken Barnes, CEO at Options For All.

Millions of people suffer from autism, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and intellectual disabilities. In this episode, Ken Barnes talks about growing up with his developmentally disabled twin brother, and the issues that he and his family went through caring for him. Because of that experience, in 2014, Ken volunteered to serve at Options for All, a nonprofit organization located in San Diego that provides a variety of community engagement services for the developmentally disabled. In 2017 he joined the board; in 2020, he became CEO. During the episode, Ken shares about how to work through these issues and the resources that are available. He then provides some helpful tips about what people and families facing similar problems can do.