Did you miss our webinar on November 10, 2021?
As the mother of two young children, Ivanova Smith shares their personal journey from infanthood in a Latvian orphanage to adulthood as a recognized and respected disability advocate. Ivanova will talk about the history of disabled parenting, her personal journey, and share some tips on raising a toddler and a newborn amongst the ups and downs of navigating parenthood with a developmental disability.
This webinar is presented by Ivanova Smith.
Ivanova Smith is Self-Advocate leader in Washington State. They work as an activist advocate for Atwork! and University of Washington LEND program Self Advocacy Faculty. Ivanova is also involved in several self-advocacy organizations, People First of Washington, SAIL and Allies in Advocacy. Ivanova is passionate in making sure all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are given access to all aspects of life: working, having friendships in community, marriage and children. They are happily married and has two young children. Ivanova is passionate about making sure all parents with I/DD have rights and get needed supports in parenting.