The Pursuit Of Disability Network Northern Michigan

The Pursuit Of... by Ryan Buck & Mark L. Wilson

Episode notes
Our guests today are Demarie Jones, an independent living specialist, and Alanna Lahey, the Associate Director of Disability Network Northern Michigan. We had a discussion about their titles to ensure accuracy. Demarie identifies herself as an advocate for people with disabilities when asked what she does. Alanna affirms this and adds that Demarie also holds the title of social worker, among others. They often receive questions about Disability Network, its purpose, and its role in the community. People sometimes mistakenly assume that they determine disability status and provide financial assistance. The organization focuses on generating awareness and addressing the unique challenges faced by individuals with disabilities. Both Demarie and Alanna have been with Disability Net ...   ...  Read more
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