Emanuelle Dutra Fernandes de Souza

Emanuelle Dutra Fernandes de Souza


Organization: Special Olympics International Rio das Ostras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Co-presenter: Emily Klinger, USA Special Olympics

Presentation: Building Inclusion through Leadership and Skills Training

Description: This session will be led by a person with intellectual disabilities (ID). She will share her personal experience and those of other people with ID as they train for work, seek employment, and perform their jobs. The session will capture the importance of independence and learning valuable skills. The session intends to encourage the audience to partner with people with ID to provide this training, to develop opportunities, and to create inclusive environments.