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William Brewer

September 9, 2020 | by sau1admin

A smiling bald person wearing glasses and a black and red striped shirt, and holding a small painting.

Ambassador, Power Coach

Hi, my name is William Brewer.

I live in Delaware County and I am a Power Coach for SAU1. I travel all over the state to places like Harrisburg, State College and Altoona.

I fight for self advocacy by presenting for SAU1. I present about the LifeCourse, everyday lives, and Let’s Get to Work because knowledge is power! If I stopped working for SAU1, I would feel sad. I started working at SAU1 in 2008.

It is important to me to be a self advocate because it is better for everyone when they can say yes or no to what they want. In 2018, I was going to work at a program for a few hours a week. In 2019, I chose to go to Utility Works. Utility Works is a shared art studio in Lansdowne. Now I go 3 days a week and I have my own studio. I wanted this so I said YES! SAU1, SAPNA, and Utility Works are important to me.

I became part of SAU1 because I like to meet new people. My favorite thing about SAU1 is going to new places and meeting new people. I hope I can give power to people like me and help them follow their dreams like me.

In my life outside of SAU1, I go to Utility Works on Monday, Wednesday and Friday to work on my art. On Tuesday, I go out with Jesse and Taylor, my support workers. I got out to eat with Jesse and see new places. I work on bracelets and necklaces with Taylor. I won a SARTAC Fellowship in July. I am teaching three workshops and in September I am hosting an art show at Utility Works. I enjoy making art with Erin, my support worker, at Utility Works.

I graduated from high school in 2007.

My vision for my everyday life is to move into an apartment near my art studio, live by myself, and do things by myself.

I have a cat and a dog. The dog’s name is Champ and the cat’s name is Kitten. I like that Champ and Kitten play with their toys.

My favorite food is pepperoni pizza.

Latest Posts

Jun

21

Speak Up Day: Arc of Chester County

Date Fri. June 21, 2024, 10AM to 3:30PM (Eastern Time)
Location Arc of Chester County 900 Lawrence Drive West Chester, PA 19380

Fri. June 21, 2024 10AM - 3:30PM

Arc of Chester County
900 Lawrence Drive
West Chester, PA 19380 Free Admission
Lunch, and
Snacks Our Day Together 10 am Che…

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May

31

SAPNA Speak Up Day: KenCCID

Date Fri. May 31, 2024, 10AM - 4PM (Eastern Time)
Location KenCCID 9650 Ashton Road, Suite 202 Philadelphia PA 19114

Fri. May 31, 2024 10AM - 4PM

KenCCID
9650 Ashton Road, Suite 202
Philadelphia PA 19114 Free Admission
Bruch, Lunch, and
Refreshments Our Day Together 10 am…

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Apr

12

Power Talk with ODP

Date Fri. Apr. 12 2024, 10am to 12pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Fri. Apr. 12 10am to 12pm Join special guest from ODP, Candi Walton, who will share the results of the 2023 Supporting Families Survey. Hear about what people with disabilities and the…

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Apr

25

Let's Talk About Your Vision for YOUR Everyday Life!

Date Thurs. Apr. 25 2024, 3 to 5pm (Eastern Time)
Location 139 S. Main St. Washington, PA 15301

When? Thurs. April 25, 20243 to 5pm Where?Washington Park Main Pavilion 139 S. Main St. Washington, PA 15301 Who?This event is open to the public.
People with disabilities and their gues…

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Apr

25

Let's Talk about Your Vision for YOUR Everyday Life

Date Thurs. April 25, 2024, 5:30 to 7:30pm (Eastern Time)
Location So Much To Give Cafe 3401 W Skippack Pike Cedars PA 19423

When? Thurs. April 25, 20245:30 to 7:30pm Where?So Much to Give Cafe 3401 W. Skippack Pike Cedars, PA 19423 Who?This event is open to the public.
People with disabilities and their guest…

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Apr

17

Getting Your Own Place: Myths and Facts

Date Wed. April 17 2024, 7 to 8:30pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Wed. Apr. 17 7 to 8:30pm Join us to learn about Housing from SAU1 Power coaches! The Power Coaches will share some common myths about housing for people with disabilities, and then hel…

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Apr

18

Getting Your Own Place: Myths and Facts

Date Thurs. Apr. 18 2024, 10:30am to 12pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Thurs. Apr. 18 10:30am to 12pm Join us to learn about Housing from SAU1 Power coaches! The Power Coaches will share some common myths about housing for people with disabilities, and th…

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Apr

29

All About Rights!

Date Mon. April 29 2024, 5 to 7pm (Eastern Time)
Location Community Library of the Shenango Valley 11 N. Sharpsville Ave. Sharon, PA 16146

When? Monday, April 29, 20245 to 7pm Where?Community Library of the Shenango Valley 11 N. Sharpsville Ave. Sharon, PA 16146 Who?This event is open to the public.
People with disabilities…

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