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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

Feb

17

Power Talk with ODP!

Date Fri. Feb. 17 2023, 11:30am to 12:30pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Fri. Feb. 17 11:30am to 12:30pm Power Talk with ODP! Join us to talk about services, issues, and Covid.

Get the answers you need to speak up and live

yo…

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Feb

13

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

Date Mon. Feb. 13 2023, 10am to 12pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Mon. Feb. 13 10am to 12pm Let's Talk About Your Vision
For YOUR Everyday Life! What do you want in your life?

How do you make it happen?

Who can h…

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Feb

24

Let's Speak Up!

Date Fri. Feb. 24 2023, 1 to 3pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Fri. Feb. 24 1 to 3pm Let's Speak Up! Do you know your rights?

Are you getting what you want and need?

Join us to learn all about speaking up.

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Feb

10

Let's Speak Up About Life in the Community!

Date Fri. Feb. 10 2023, 11am to 12:30pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Fri. Feb. 10 11am to 12:30pm Let's Speak Up About
Life in the Community! Life in the Community can mean you get to choose The home you live in

The people you l…

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Feb

7

Disability Unity Networking Event (DUNE)

Date Tues. Feb. 7 2023, 6 to 7pm (Eastern Time)
Location Online (Contact SAU1 for info on how to join!)

Disability Unity Networking Events (DUNE) SAU1 will be holding online virtual meetings
for self advocates to Speak Up with OUR VOICES UNITED AS 1 SAU1 staff hold up 1 finger to show tha…

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Feb

21

Disability Unity Networking Event (DUNE)

Date Tues. Feb. 21 2023, 6 to 7pm (Eastern Time)
Location Online (Contact SAU1 for info on how to join!)

Disability Unity Networking Events (DUNE) SAU1 will be holding online virtual meetings
for self advocates to Speak Up with OUR VOICES UNITED AS 1 SAU1 staff hold up 1 finger to show tha…

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Feb

6

All About Relationships!

Date Mon. Feb. 6 2023, 10am to 12pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Mon. Feb. 6 10am to 12pm
All About Relationships! The different kinds

How we make them

Healthy relationships

Unhealthy relationshi…

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Feb

20

All About Jobs!

Date Mon. Feb. 20 2023, 12 to 2pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Mon. Feb. 20 12 to 2pm All About Jobs! Your rights

Planning to work

Finding a job

Keeping your job Workplace accommodations

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