Patti Scott, Neighbours International USA
Patti Scott has worked for people with disabilities for more than 30 years. In 1995, she co-founded Neighbours, Inc., an innovative non-profit organization created specifically to support people with disabilities and their families in choosing and designing a life for themselves within their local towns and neighborhoods. She is internationally recognized for her cutting edge leadership in designing and leading an organizational culture that is focused on working as partners with people and their families as they direct their own lives, homes, personal assistants, and funding. She has consulted, and guided learning experiences, throughout the United States, Canada, UK, Ireland, Croatia, Malta, Australia, Romania and New Zealand.