BJ Stasio Advocates for Better Assistance for Disabled People
At the public hearing on September 14 to evaluate the current workforce challenges of the Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled service delivery system, BJ Stasio, a self-advocate representing the Self-Advocacy Association, was a notable speaker. BJ spoke from his own experience as someone who is not able to get the proper assistance for his needs. At the end you can hear questions from Senators John W. Mannion, Mike Martucci, Shelley Mayer, and John E. Brooks. This is an edited version of this testimony.
To hear the full 4.5hours of testimony at this link: