The Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
Providing information, education, and training to build knowledge, develop skills, and change attitudes that will lead to increased independence, productivity, self determination, integration and inclusion (IPSII) for people with developmental disabilities and their families.
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Susan Thomas

A Brief Biography


Susan Thomas has been an associate of the Training Institute for many years and holds degrees in psychology and special education. She is author of several articles on Normalization and Social Role Valorization and is co-author, with Professor Wolfensberger, of PASSING and other publications.

Ms Thomas has also worked for many years in voluntary, informal service to people with disabilities, and poor and homeless people. She has presented workshops with Professor Wolfensberger in many countries. Susan is the Coordinator of Training for the Training Institute.

 

 

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The GCDD is funded under the provisions of P.L. 106-402. The federal law also provides funding to the Minnesota Disability Law Center, the state Protection and Advocacy System, and to the Institute on Community Integration, the state University Center for Excellence. The Minnesota network of programs works to increase the IPSII of people with developmental disabilities and families into community life.