A discussion on practical strategies to be implemented in facilitating connections and friendships in people’s local communities. Presented by Meg Gaydos, The Arc of Massachusetts.
Meg Gaydos is a Pathways to Friendship Facilitator for The Arc of Massachusetts where she works with provider agencies in supporting individuals to develop true friendships in their communities. She has been a strong advocate for people with disabilities throughout her thirty-plus year career in Illinois, Colorado and Massachusetts. For the past twelve years, Meg has been part of the residential management team with the Vinfen Corporation. Currently she is the Director of Community Living for Vinfen where she oversees Shared Living arrangements and Individual Home Supports . In addition, she is an instructor for “Building Community Belonging” to new employees in the Developmental Services Division.