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Speak Up and Get Back Out In Your Community!

June 21, 2022 | by sau1admin

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An ODP Zoom Town Hall Meeting

Monday, July 11 5pm to 6pm

The PA Office of Developmental Programs

(ODP) wants to hear from YOU!

  • Think about the questions below.
  • Talk about them with the people who support you.
  • Share them with other self advocates.

You can speak up in a few ways:

  • Join the Zoom call on Monday, July 11 at 5pm.


Use YOUR voice to speak up about getting back out into your community!

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Questions to think about:

  • What things did you do, or how did you spend your day, before COVID?
  • What are you NOT doing now that you were doing before?
  • Why aren’t you doing those things?
  • If you are doing some things in the community, what information has helped you get back out there?
  • If you are not doing things in the community, what is keeping you from doing those things?
  • What information may help you feel more comfortable in the community?
  • Who would you like to support you to think about getting back out into the community?

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Below, you will also find out how to join the Zoom call.

For video and audio by computer or smartphone,
get the passcode from Rita anytime before the event!
Call 724 588 2378 or Email
The day of the event, go online at,
then enter the passcode,
or join right from this event post:
click the Zoom link above and enter the passcode.

For just audio on any phone:
dial (646) 876 9923, then
meeting ID 223 344 5555 ##

For just audio from your smartphone,
tap +16468769923,,2233445555#
and wait to hear

“You are in the meeting now."




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Self Advocacy Power Network for All (SAPNA) is a project of the
PA Office of Developmental Programs,
managed by Self Advocates United as 1.

All SAPNA events are scheduled for eastern standard time and close captioned for those using video.

Families, staff, and guests are welcome to listen and learn.

SAU1 reserves the right to remove anyone from our events who does not follow our ground rules as explained on each call.

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