In this second part of our interview with James Steed, he talks about his personal background, mental health, and how he got involved in self-advocacy work. James Steed is a self-advocate from Pocatello, Idaho who has lived all across the western U.S.
James was one of the founders of the self-advocacy movement in his home state of Idaho, and is the former chair of the Idaho Developmental Disabilities Council. James currently lives in Utah, and is a member of the Utah UCEDD Community Advisory Council and is a member of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities National Training Center Advisory Board.
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