Developmental Disabilities Alliance
Parkview Health Services Sponsors 6th Annual Developmental Disabilities Alliance of Western New York Family Committee Legislative Breakfast
Parkview Health Services and KeyBank partnered with the DDAWNY Family Committee to sponsor this year’s breakfast at the Millennium Hotel. Al Vaughters of WIVB was the Guest Moderator and Master of Ceremonies.
The breakfast featured several speakers and included the personal stories of individuals with Developmental Disabilities and their families.
“We see the Annual DDAWNY Family Committee Breakfast as a necessary event that magnifies the challenges of people with disabilities, the issues that their families deal with everyday and the need to continue to educate our local leaders on their need for support” said Kevin O’Leary, President of Parkview Health Services. The breakfast gathers families, care givers, donors and local legislators all in one room, and sets the table for what issues need to be addressed now and in the future. “We are deeply touched by true life situations that these families face each day. This is an important event, and one we are proud to add our support to.”
DDAWNY’s mission is “To educate and inform people about the unmet needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and ensure quality homes and services are available in a managed care environment. To find out more, visit www.ddawny.org