Nancy Ward
Voting Rights Advocate/SAME/FAME Educator
Oklahoma Disability Law Center
Nancy Ward is a SAME/FAME Educator, and an original member of the SAME/FAME Steering Committee. Ms. Ward was a founding chair of Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE), a national self-advocacy organization, She is respected nationally as a leader in the People-First movement. She started her self-advocacy work with People First of Nebraska, and now serves in Oklahoma as the Voting Rights Advocate for the Oklahoma Disability Law Center. Ms. Ward also serves as a member of the Oklahoma UCEDD-LEND Consumer Advisory Committee.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

In this seminar, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a unique interactive model of a community-engaged simulation training, co-presented by Self-Advocate and Family Advocate Educators. Following the simulation, attendees will participate in interactive discussion and reflection on expanding patient-family-community engagement in preservice/continuing education work on developmental disabilities. The themes of Person, Family and Community-Engaged Practice and Education and Interprofessional Learning for Collaborative Practice and Education serve as summative foci to be…