• Conference Registration

    Posted on March 24, 2017 by WRSA in Uncategorized.

    Hello Everyone! Registration for the 2017 West Region Self Advocacy Conference is open You may register by mail with this form  or online at Eventbrite DEADLINE: May 5, 2017  Questions or comments? Mary Kate Farley-Dimino (413) 536-2401 x3012 Mfarley-dimino@wmtcinfo.org  

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  • Looking for MEMBERS!!!!

    Posted on January 6, 2017 by WRSA in Events, Regional Updates.

    Looking for Members to join our Self Advocacy groups!!!  If you are located near Springfield or Holyoke and would like to inquire about joining, please contact Self Advocacy Coordinator Amy Sullivan at asullivan@wmtcinfo.org or (413) 887 4205.

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  • HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    Posted on January 6, 2017 by WRSA in Events, Regional Updates.

    New Year, New Resolution!  Spread the word, self advocacy is a way to change your life!!!  Advocate for yourself and other on issues you find important!  If you are interested in joining and self advocacy group please contact a local group, make that change!!!

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  • SAVE THE DATE!!!

    Posted on January 6, 2017 by WRSA in Events, Regional Updates, Self Advocacy Conference.

    West Region Self Advocacy Conference is coming soon!  We are excited for new workshops and new speakers!!! Coming soon with the new theme and logo!!!    If you know anyone that is interested in becoming a keynote speaker for this years conference, please contact Amy Sullivan at asullivan@wmtcinfo.org, or you can call (413) 887 4205. 

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  • February Regional Update

    Posted on February 16, 2016 by WRSA in Regional Updates.

    We discussed what groups were doing in the region as well as our goals for the conference. During discussing goals. We voted on the logo this year it will be a soccer ball with the words that describe a team in the octagons. I was very proud of the work Westfield had done on the […]

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  • Help Support the Conference

    Posted on December 9, 2015 by WRSA in Events, Self Advocacy Conference.

    We would like to offer you the opportunity to act as a sponsor for the 13th Annual West Region Self Advocacy Conference. We offer you this opportunity because we recognize your organization as one that is committed service and bettering the communities you serve. We believe that our conference will provide you the unique opportunity […]

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  • Cop on Top

    Posted on December 9, 2015 by WRSA in Uncategorized.

        Through the teamwork of our law enforcement, families, athletes and numerous volunteers who gave their help and time to be a part of this event more than $55,000 was raised by Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts during the 6th Annual Cop on Top held at Walmart in […]

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  • December Regional Notes

    Posted on December 8, 2015 by WRSA in Regional Updates.

    During our regional meeting west had Mary Anne Brennan to come to speak about different types of friendships from widening the circle .Some of these Include work, home which includes staff .significant others who can and to can’t be a significant other. Other topics included who to trust why to trust. Other topics of regional included […]

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  • Congratulations Kathy From the Berkshires!

    Posted on November 24, 2015 by WRSA in Uncategorized.

    Congratulations to Kathy Luscier for being awarded the Joan Grant Self-Advocate Award.  Kathy was chosen due to her involvement in Regional Self-Advocacy meetings, and her hard work in volunteering to making her community a better place.  Congratulations Kathy! The award was given to her at our  Annual Meeting held at the Itam Lodge in Pittsfield […]

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  • November Regional Update

    Posted on November 17, 2015 by WRSA in Regional Updates.

    Nov. 3rd 2015 Berkshire County Arc Center for Development Meeting started at 5:30 PM Open Door Club did not have staff so Steve Graves and James Miller called in on the conference line. The other groups in the region read October’s minutes. During this meeting we as a region decided what the name of the […]

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