Profile

First Name

Kevin

Last Name

Wright

Organization Name (If applicable)

DC Department on Disability Services

Location

3516 Stanton Rd SE, Washington, DC 20020, USA

Email Address kevin.897@yahoo.com
Cell Number

(202) 714-5716

FOCUS AREAS

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities/Learning Difficulties, Schools/Transition

TLCPCP Trainer Certifications

Trainer: People Planning Together (1 Day Instructor-Led)

Biography

Kevin Wright works at the DC Department on Disability Services in the Youth Transition Unit. His job focuses on helping youth plan for employment. Kevin is a skilled public speaker and has presented at many conferences such as DC Secondary Transition Institute, Direct Support Professionals Conference: Equipping DC’s Change Agents, 2017 AUCD Conference, 2017 TASH Conference, and 9th Annual Voices of Change Conference. He has presented on a variety of topics including community mapping, self-advocacy, setting career goals, using the Charting the LifeCourse trajectory for employment, People Planning Together training in person centered thinking, and his role as a member of the DC Learners and Earners (PIE) program. Kevin uses his personal experiences to motivate and empower professionals, self-advocates, and family members to support disability rights and person centered thinking. Kevin’s career goal is to become a public speaker/mentor young adults to help them develop tools for themselves to seek out their career/dream job. In his free time, Kevin enjoys drawing.

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