Cyndi Collins is an Independent Living Advocate in our Fargo office. Cyndi specializes in nursing home relocation, and assists individuals with independent living skills and general advocacy. She has been working with Freedom for two years.
By Nate Aalgaard, Executive Director Our difficulty with the celebrity spokesperson Many of us people with disabilities have a conflicted view of the celebrity spokesperson. I’m talking about people like Jerry Lewis with muscular dystrophy, Michael J. Fox or Mohammed Ali with Parkinson’s disease, or Christopher Reeve with spinal cord injury. In all these cases,…
Andrea Nelson is an Independent Living Advocate in our Jamestown satellite office. She specializes in accessibility issues, nursing home relocation and she assists individuals in becoming involved in civic activities. Andrea has been working with Freedom for four years.
Scott Burlingame is the Assistant Program Director. He is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating Community Education activities, as well as conducting public speaking in the community, service area, and state. He is also the organization’s public policy analyst and works on systems advocacy issues. Scott has been working with Freedom for nine years.
Freedom’s leadership trainings are offered to help you gain personal growth and advocacy skills. Learn about your rights as a person with a disability; how to be your own advocate; and connect with others in your community. Fargo: August 18 Jamestown: August 25 Fergus Falls: September 15 (All sessions run 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.…