Bridget Brown – Self-Advocate Vice President
Bridget is a young woman with Down syndrome who encourages people to “DWELL IN THE POSSIBILITIES.” A recipient of many state and national awards and a frequent public speaker, she is a strong advocate of inclusive education and community living and helps people open their minds, hearts and doors to include people of different abilities. At NADS, Bridget helped start the public speaker training program and the self-advocacy group (SAIA).
She is an actress, a trainer and a person-centered planning coach also serves as an advisory member of the GOING HOME COALITION, The Adult Down Syndrome Center, and The National Catholic Partnership on Disability. Bridget works as a dental health educator and transportation instructor for the PACE bus company.