Hello to You II: Self-advocates Speak Out on Employment
With a focus on self-advocates, this section will tackle major
issues affecting people with disabilities and their families.
Currently, we are looking at employment. Below we highlight some
self-advocates who are on various career paths. Click on the videos
below to get their thoughts on having a job and the importance of
Our contributors are Adonis Brown and Lisa Byrd, both of Durham and both members of the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities. Adonis Brown is a consultant who has worked a number of jobs through the years. Lisa Byrd is an outspoken person who works at Arby's. Both individuals stress the importance of determination and persistence, and believing in one's abilities.