Join us to hear from our Peer Advocate on staff, Julian Wang, on how to promote self-advocacy.
Julian was born in Hong Kong, China where he was raised for 14.5 years, he and his family then moved to Lee’s Summit, Missouri. While in Lee’s Summit, Missouri Julian graduated High School from Lee’s Summit High School. In 2011, Julian and his family moved to Fort Collins, CO and have set up roots here.
Julian, through his lived experience, is a strong advocate for those living with disabilities to advocate for themselves. Julian has been connected with The Arc of Larimer County, for many years in many different roles, from volunteer, board of director’s, to being a current staff member. Julian has served as President of Speaking for Ourselves Colorado and People First of Larimer County. Julian is also a member of SARTAC fellowship-2019-2020, SARTAC advisory. Youth Choice Youth Voice, is in the book 30 years of living with disability and people first, Speaking for Ourselves Colorado
Julian is excited for the opportunity to partner with individuals living with disabilities and their families to teach self-advocacy. Julian believes that technology can be a strong tool in self-advocacy.