Bart Floyd is an Advocacy Coordinator for the Western Alliance Center for Independent Living, and just the person to help your business or organization be more inclusive of our whole community.
Bart, who also lives with a disability, leads workshops geared toward disability awareness/sensitivity and can bring people with several different (dis)abilities together in an attempt to break down stereotypes and subdue fears that exist in our community. What Bart offers is an opportunity to open up to our whole community, to ask questions and learn about how to provide comfortable environments for all. His workshops are beneficial to: businesses, church groups, arts organizations, green organizations…anyone who would like to be more inclusive of our whole community with their services.
“I truly feel that the more our community members interact with each other, it will have a positive affect on all”, says Bart. “I’m equipped to provide accessibility surveys in the area to assist local businesses meet their obligation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and welcome more customers, to spend money.”
Western Alliance Center for Independent Living is a non-profit 501©3 organization funded through the Department of Education. The core services include: Information & Referral, Independent Living Skills Training, Peer Counseling, and Advocacy. Other services include ADA Consulting, ADA Library, Social & Recreational Activities, CyberPal Program-email network through 14 Western Counties of NC.
To talk with Bart about his workshops, please call 828-298-1977.