Danielle Levine makes her case for employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities during a visit with an aide for U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney.A school social worker once told Danielle Levine’s mom her daughter’s IQ was very low and she would never have the ability to hold a job.  But as Danielle describes in an article posted by Autism Spectrum News, the social worker had underestimated her ability.  Danielle’s mother continued to advocate for her daughter, teaching Danielle to stand up for herself and to fight for her rights.

Today Danielle advocates before federal, state and local officials on a variety of issues, but one issue close to her heart is that everybody should have the right to work and earn a living, including those who have an IEP diploma.

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