Monthly Archives: October 2012

Advocates of the Month October 2012

Denise DeRoy Denise DeRoy was born and raised in West Caldwell, NJ. For most of her life, Denise lived at home with her parents. In September 2012, Denise came to Community Access Unlimited due to a significant change in her living situation. In order to sustain membership, Denise is waiting to receive funding that will […]

New Jersey’s Second Annual Disability Pride Parade

On October 5th, 2012, self-advocates from Community Access Unlimited and the New American Movement joined other self-advocates, friends, family and direct care staff to participate in New Jersey’s Second Annual Disability Pride Parade. Sponsored by the Alliance Center for Independence, the Disability Pride Parade is designated as a celebration and promotion of the belief that […]

The 29th Annual NJ Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference

On October 13th, 2012, 14 self-advocates from Community Access Unlimited and the New American Movement attended the Annual Self-Advocacy conference in Somerset, New Jersey. The event attracted over 300 self-advocates from across the state of New Jersey for a morning filled of workshops and an afternoon full of dancing. Sponsored by The Arc of New […]